Wormwood: A Drama of Paris
Wormwood: A Drama of Paris (1890) is a proto-modernist novel written by Marie Corelli. The novel was published in Europe in the traditional Victorian three-volume format and addressed the modern effects and woes of absinthe in fin-de-siecle Paris.
The European edition was published in 1890 by Richard Bentley & Son, London. An American edition was published by Wm. L. Allison, New York. Another American edition that called itself "authorized" was released by Hurst & Co. of New York.
- Marie Corelli's Wormwood — At The Virtual Absinthe Museum: Photographs of the scarce 1890 London first edition, and extensive extracts from the book downloadable in PDF format.
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