M. Boyars, 1983 - 158 páginas
Told in a series of first-person accounts, L"'Abbe C" is a startling narrative about the intense and terrifying relationship between twin brothers. Charles is a modern libertine, dedicated to vice and depravity, while Robert is a priest so devout that he is nicknamed L'Abbe'. When the sexually wild Eponine intrudes upon their suffocating relationship, anguish, delirium, and death ensue. Other works by Georges Bataille published by Marion Boyars include "Blue of Noon" and "My Mother Madame Edwarda and the Dead Man.
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Robert greeted me at the door and it wasn't just the news of Charles's illness that
left me disconcerted : Robert was the image of Charles , yet his long cassock and
woeful smile gave him an air of despondency . A despondency that I today am ...
Charles would play at treating him badly , rarely calling him ' Robert , and more
often ' the abbé ' , the curé ' . He would smile to accentuate this irreverence which
, while addressed to his brother , was nevertheless aimed at the solemnity ...
with him almost to the end of his life ; when Robert was taken to the infirmary he
had , in all probability , less than an hour to live . He began to talk toward the end
, to be exact , the night before he died ' I went mad with anguish the moment my ...
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This is the story of twin brothers, Robert, a pius priest, and Charles, a depraved libertine, who despite their character differences remain close. Both are attracted to a "loose" woman, Eponine, with ... Leer comentario completo
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PART TWO The Narrative Written by Charles C
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