The Wild Palms
Vintage Books, 1964 - 339 pàgines
'Between grief and nothing I will take grief'. In New Orleans in 1937, a man and woman embark on a headlong flight into the wilderness of illicit passion, fleeing her husband and the temptations of respectability. In Mississippi ten years earlier, a convict sets forth across a flooded river, risking his one chance at freedom to rescue a pregnant woman. From these separate stories Faulkner composes a symphony of deliverance and damnation, survival and self-sacrifice, a novel in which elemental danger is juxtaposed with fatal injuries of the spirit.-Publisher's description.
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Then the taller convict became conscious of another sound . He did not begin to hear it all at once , he suddenly became aware that he had been hearing it all the time , a sound so much beyond all his experience and his powers of ...
For a moment longer there was no sound . Then an indescribable cry rose , fierce but not loud , only the shrill voices of the women much more than a whisper , wailing , and they turned as one upon Wilbourne , the wild pale frenzied eyes ...
... ML 175 LIGHT IN AUGUST , ML 88 SANCTUARY , ML 61 THE SOUND AND THE FURY & AS I LAY DYING , ML 187 SELECTED SHORT STORIES , ML 324 INTRUDER IN THE DUST , ML 351 Available in VINTAGE BOOKS THE HAMLET , V - 139 THE SOUND AND THE FURY ...
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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