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 stopped halfway up , with a poor foothold on one of the rungs . I imagined what it
would be like if I slipped : the world swallowed up by a void , the depths suddenly
opened . I thought of the kind of scream I would let out , and of a final silence .
THE SCREAMS That piece of filth , intentionally deposited under Eponine's
bedroom window , was for an instant so ... to warn me that my brother had taken a
turn for the worse ; he was in such terrible pain that it was making him scream .
Even our loudest screams meet with the same derision : those who hear them
soon grow tired of the anxiety they create and those who scream are amazed at
having done so . In the same way our greatest misfortunes are usually
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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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