The Marquis De Sade was a pariah in his time, a monster on the page, and a genius in death. But what crimes did the namesake of “sadism” actually commit? Where did his real-life appetites end…and his literary fantasies begin? (Explicit, obviously)
Thomas, Donald. The Marquis de Sade. 1976.
Du Plessix Gray, Francine. At Home with the Marquis de Sade. 1998.
Lever, Maurice. Sade. 1994.
Schaeffer, Niel. The Marquis De Sade: A Life. 1999.
Gorer, Geoffrey. The Life and Ideas of the Marquis de Sade. 1933.
Marquis de Sade. The 120 Days of Sodom.
Marquis de Sade. Letters from Prison.