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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The members of the congregation slowly and silently left the church. I saw
Eponine and her friends get up and go out; under the circumstances, they looked
rather silly. It was macabre to see Robert's cassock before the altar without the
I should have hurried and run; I knew that, but I walked slowly, as if the rain were
weighing me down. By the time I got to the foot of the stairs, my clothes were so
wet I had to take them off and wring them out. I was now quite certain that I was ...
The first time I read these notes I had so much trouble deciphering them that their
meaning escaped me. After Robert's death I slowly began to copy them out. - At
the time I wasn't so much depressed as genuinely ill (I had a fever every 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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