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Justine, or The Misfortunes of Virtue

Hosted by the Consul of the Lima Readers Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sat 29 Sep 18:00 - 20:00

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"Justine attempts to maintain her morality and her virtue. When she goes to a clergyman for council, she is forced to rebuff his advances. Thus, the stage is set for Justine's future. Wherever she turns, she is battered and abused, tormented and tortured. Every time Justine trusts a stranger, the stranger turns out to be a monster. Throughout the book, de Sade places Justine in one brutal situation and circumstance after another..."

Let's talk about this masterpiece of erotic literature. Undoubtedly, the Marquis de Sade is the greatest exponent of the classic literature of eroticism, sensuality, immorality and low passions.

We will meet between friends to talk about this novel, the moral points of view that develop in its plot, the amazing creativity of this author and the curiosities in the novel, while we share a good pizza!

It is essential to have read the novel before the activity.