The Wild Palms
Vintage Books, 1964 - 339 pàgines
An early Faulkner novel, originally published in 1939, embodying two interlocking stories of illicit love, a tragedy of men who deny the responsibilities of love, yet cannot do without it.
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It was two hours to sunset yet ; when he looked out toward the lake he saw that
there was no sun and that a mass of cloud like dirty cotton had crossed from east
to north and west and that the feel and taste of the air too had changed . Yes , he
... grudged dispensation and niggard fate of hard and unceasing travail not to
gain future security , a balance in the bank or even in a buried soda can for
slothful and easy old age , but just permission to endure and endure to buy air to
feel and ...
He could feel the hard black wind too as he blinked after the floundering light
until it passed through the hedge and vanished ; he blinked steadily in the black
wind , he could not stop it . My lachrymae are not functioning , he thought ,
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LibraryThing ReviewRevisió d'Usuari - isisingonthecake - LibraryThing
My mother asked me what I thought of it, and mentioned that she thought it sounded kind of "steamy" from the GoodReads summary, so this started out as a comment on her comment and then turned into a ... Llegeix la ressenya completa
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A couple meet, she is married with children , he is a poor naive medical student. They fall in love and run away. She is an artist. He wants to keep their love pure, above middle class conventions ... Llegeix la ressenya completa