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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They told me later on of the idea that had come to them and given rise to their
jokes and muffled laughter : it was as if they were in a brothel , waiting to be
chosen but the ' gentleman ' they were waiting for was the priest in his chasuble .
What are all those people doing ? Are they waiting ? ' What are you waiting for ?
There's no use in waiting around . Do you want him to go on with it , do the
impossible , and collapse again ? That isn't charitable ; you can see for
yourselves that ...
THE THREAT Madame Hanusse was waiting for me at my door . She looked
meaner and more like a fishwife than ever . ' Did you notice or didn't you ? ' she
said , standing up as straight as she could . ' Notice whom ? ' I answered . ' It
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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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