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Book Information: Supermale, the

Supermale, the (1902) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

"The act of love is of no importance, since it can be performed indefinitely."

With that remark, the gentleman adventurer Andre Marcueil sets into motion an outrageous plot of scientific experiments and technological heroism focused on author Alfred Jarry's trinity of obsessions: sex, alcohol, and bicycles. Like a mock Jules Verne, Jarry describes the manner in which the "Supermale" ultimately proves his claim; after 82 times with a woman, attending doctors hook him up to a machine instead, with whom he merges in the book's--and the Supermale's--final climax.

Original title: Le SurmÔle
Original languages: French


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction
FictionAdult/Mature Content

Edition #1: The Supermale

The Supermale (1964)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Ralph Gladstone Barbara Wright
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Manifested in:

The Supermale (February 2, 2004)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Cambridge, MA
Publisher: Exact Change
ISBN: 1878972251
Dimensions: 5.8 x 7.8 x 0.4
Pages: 232

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