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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Despite the smile that marked the end of his exquisite sentence , he was visibly
wrought with anxiety . The conversation that followed , inside the house , was
confined to Charles's sudden illness and to the pessimism of which it was the
I ended up sitting down and , in the dark , airless room , talking at considerable
length : the silence maintained by Robert , who made no reply except for a rare
pitiful smile , made me feel as if I were talking nonsense . I've come to ask you ...
I preferred the smile of the butcher who had the most lurid taste for death . That
smile was such a perfect symbol of my frustration that the course of the thoughts
that were racing through my mind turned toward the worst : some day I might be ...
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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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