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Thomas the Obscure (French title: Thomas l'obscure) is a 1941 experimental novel by Maurice Blanchot. It was translated into English in 1973 by Robert D. Lamberton.

The protagonists are Thomas and Anne who meet at a country hotel.

The title is a reference to Heraclitus, who was known as The Obscure, as well as the English novel Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy.



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