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The Candy Men
The Rollicking Life and Times of the Notorious Novel Candy
By Nile Southern
(Arcade Publishing)
In the early fall of 1958, the notorious Olympia Press in Paris published a novel entitled Candy, an erotic, Rabelaisian satire loosely based on Voltaire's Candide by one Maxwell Kenton, pseudonym of its coauthors, Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg. The novel drew the attention of the French censors,... [READ MORE]
The Candy Men
The Rollicking Life and Times of the Notorious Novel Candy
By Nile Southern
(Arcade Publishing)
A Rabelaisian satire loosely based on Voltaire's Candide, Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg's Candy became one of the most famous novels of the tumultuous 1960's. Detailing its humble beginnings in Paris through its agonizing three-year writing gestation (often on paper napkins, lost or destroyed)... [READ MORE]
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