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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The Mass he was about to say would be sung with the failing breath of one
whose life was now insoluble but the altar he would ascend was already mined :
already , there was a licentious irony to correspond , like his corruption , to the
I sensed that he was already resigning himself to the corruption of death – that he
was living according to the dictates of an onerous silence which would very soon
become his definitive absence ! I hated to think about it , but I was clearly guilty ...
For a brief moment , there in the darkness , we furtively embraced , caressing
each other with what was already a bestial gentility . I went home again and
dined on the meager rations I had procured for Robert . As I prepared to eat some
trout , I ...
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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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