The Forbidden Best-Sellers of Pre-Revolutionary France.
Undermining the King, the Church, or conventional morality, could ensure a book was banned. So could pirating and other forms of theivery. The struggle was passionate and full of intrigue. Darnton reveals the shadowy subculture that provided the actual best-sellers of the period, and undoubtedly contributed to the Revolutino that followed. Paper. VG condition. Norton. 1996. USED. $9.00