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AuthorNicolas-Edme Rétif
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Anti-Justine is a French pornographic novel by Nicolas-Edme Rétif (also known as Rétif de la Bretonne; 1734-1806) published in 1798. It was written to oppose the political philosophy of the Marquis de Sade as expressed in Justine.



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