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 should have avoided talking about myself, but before presenting the book
formed by Charles's narrative and Robert's notes, I wanted to give an account of
what I remember about the two brothers. I would like to forestall the surprise of
I wanted Robert to give in to the wishes of Eponine; but the malice with which I
pursued that goal did not clearly outweigh my need to maintain between us a sort
of mocking friendship in which the only thing to be mocked would be my failure.
We know that, in the end, he lethimselfbetortured and refused to give anymore
information: he didn't give the names of those with whom he had actually
engaged in clandestine activity. By that time the police were tired of trying to
break him ...
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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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