France dubs Sade script a national treasure to stop sale

Part of the original manuscript of the Marquis de Sade's scandalous pornographic novel "The 120 Days of Sodom or the School of Libertinage," written while jailed in the Bastille prison, displayed in Neuilly-sur-Seine, west of Paris, Nov. 14, 2017. AP Photo/Thibault Camus

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on December 20, 2017, on page 16.




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