L'abbé C: a novel

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M. Boyars, 1983 - 158 pages
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The psychological intricasies of sex, faith and death in a provincial French town

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User Review  - Donald Travis - Goodreads

I have never read a more erotic novel that no overt sex scenes. For this alone, this novel merits the three stars. This is not to say that the book is not maddening and manipulative...boy, is it. Many ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

A short, somewhat overwrought account of two brothers--Charles the libertine, and Robert the priest, and the woman (Eponine) who comes between them. Bataille was a strange figure in the French art and ... Read full review

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About the author (1983)

Bataille was a medievalist librarian by training. Active in the French intellectual scene from the 1920s through the 1950s, he founded the journal Critique and was a member of the Acephale group and the College de sociologie.

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