Forbidden Knowledge

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Author  Roger Shattuck
Publisher  Mariner Books
Publication Date   September 15, 1997
ISBN  0156005514
Pages  384

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In his “best achievement to date” (Harold Bloom), National Book Award- winner Roger Shattuck gives us a “deeply learned, highly intelligent, and beautifully written” (New York Times) study of human curiosity versus the taboo, from Adam and Eve to the Marquis de Sade to biotechnology research. Index.

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