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 was watching Germaine and Charles and , as I succumbed , it seemed to me
that , if not sleep , then death could put an end to the misunderstanding that gave
to that subsidence the quality of a fall from grace . I didn't actually fall asleep .
But in this chaos of emotions , it was my pity for Robert that stood out : I was
suffocating myself , striking out , and my fall in the tower was making the universe
a vertiginous chasm ... I had , as a matter of fact , actually started to fall , but
I would have liked to fall asleep in that happy state ... But just the opposite
happened : I took full advantage of the opportunity to enjoy myself . I don't know
when my groping woke her up : Eponine luxuriated in a semi - conscious state ,
out of ...
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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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