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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He would smile to accentuate this irreverence which, while addressed to his
brother, was nevertheless aimed at the solemnity symbolized by his cassock.
Charles could be blithe to a fault and acted the part of a frivolous person. It is
It was macabre to see Robert's cassock before the altar without the usual
adornments: the empty sanctuary seemed lugubrious. The nuns folded up the
vestments and went to put them away in the sacristy. It was all over; the doctor,
down on ...
Would Robert's cassock have been muddy if he hadn't wandered about in the
night as he had done the first time when Eponine and I had recognized him? And
hadn't I had the feeling that the shadowy form was that of a man in a cassock, ...
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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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