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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She had had five or six drinks and when she stood up I thought she would
stagger ( but she belonged to a class that has been too readily assumed to have
fallen ) . Just then , an elderly woman dressed in black came across the square .
I thought I was nauseous but it was more serious . I returned to Paris that very
morning . I was very ill and had to delay my departure . Two days later I received
the following letter from Charles : ' You understand , of course , that nothing has ...
It had seemed to him , and he said it clumsily , that Robert couldn't forgive himself
for what he called , in his own words , his cowardice : “ It was as if he were ,
because of what he had done , dying twice . ” ' He said that he thought for a time
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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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