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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There was a stir in the room . Charles took Germaine and left . Many of the
spectators rose from their seats . The conjurer maintained an attitude of
incontestable dignity . ' Ladies and gentlemen , ' he said , ' please be calm and
take your seats .
I took a second bottle into the kitchen and asked the maid to take it over to the
rectory for my brother . Eponine was not alone . Through the window , I saw her
sitting at the table with Rosie , Raymonde , and her mother , they were drinking a
At that point she took a long look at me , smiling with mixed feelings of hope and
despair about her ability to express just how happy she was : she gracefully drew
her head back , her black hair slithered about , and a conspiratorial wink ...
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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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