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 thought of Charles, of his face, where fear itself seemed light, and even gay,
where I still hoped that day to find an answer to the problem created by the loss of
my capital. I rang at the door, and a low-pitched bell, sounding in the furthest ...
The pink light of the declining sun, as it filtered through the linden trees, gave the
scene an otherworldly air; it enlarged the figure of the woman in black and gave
to her ashen features, to her stilted manner, a sort of preternatural animality.
In the distance, the lights in the village were going out and the sky was full of
brilliant stars. Rosie shivered; I took off my coat and gave it to her. She bundled
herself up against the cold as much as she could; we could hear in the night
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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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