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 began to willfully indulge in dreams that, with the help of a bottle of wine,
became completely mad and were close to being loathsome. I was happy to feel
the blood start rushing to my head. It seemed to me at the time that congestion
That excess is more painful than death.' “Do you know that it's exceedingly vile,
so vile that I ought to vomit?” 'But look! Look, and recognize that I am happy!' '
Even if I were to vomit, I would be happy to vomit. No one is more obscene than I.
“But I'm still happy...' 'Ithoughtlvasgoingtodie fromjoytonight; it'sjoy, notanguish,
that is killing me.' “But that joy is very painful, and I won't be able to stand it if I
have to wait any longer.' There was nothing I could do. In the state that Rosie was
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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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