Sade’s 1785 novel banned in Korea

September 20, 2012 by admin
Filed under: Censorhip, Sexualized 

The Korean-language translation of French writer Marquis de Sade’s 1785 novel, “The 120 Days of Sodom,” has been officially banned in Korea, for its “extremely violent” and “disturbing” sexual content. It is the second time that the book, dealing with orgies and torture, has been banned by the government.

Read more: http://view.koreaherald.com/kh/view.php?ud=20120920000540&cpv=0

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