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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I remember having heard the voice of Charles asking severely : ' Are you going to
have a cup of coffee ? ' I answered rather slowly ... I asked Germaine , who was
laughing but seemed to be embarrassed by it : ' Was I asleep ? ' No , ' she 24.
At that point , Robert asked in a perfectly natural voice : ' What time is it ? ' I had
trouble grasping the meaning of what he had said . For a long time I just stared
out of the window , then I looked at my wrist , at my watch : ' It's six o'clock , ' I said
He hadn't asked for me , she said , but the doctor was on the way and Robert
appeared to be so ill that it would be better if I were there . I immediately got
dressed ; it was nine o'clock . I could hear my brother's screams in the corridor .
When 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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