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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Old Man AS THE SHORT CONVICT HAD TESTIFIED , THE TALL ONE , when he
returned to the surface , still retained what the short one called the paddle . He
clung to it , not instinctively against the time when he would be back inside the ...
that the paddle was gone ; this time when the skiff hurled him forward he had
flung the paddle not into it but beyond it . “ It's right there in them brush tops , ” the
woman said . “ You can get it . Here . Catch a holt of this . ” It was a grapevine .
He did not believe them , they did not matter , he was doomed ; they were less
than the figments of smoke or of delirium , and he driving his unceasing paddle
without destination or even hope now , looking now and then at the woman sitting
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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