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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So now from time to time ( he had ample leisure for it ) he mused with that raging impotence , because there was something else he could not tell them at the trial , did not know how to tell them . It was not the money he had > wanted .
But this not for long either , because as he was to tell the plump convict later , money has but one language . He remembered that too ( they were at home now , the skin spread on the platform , where for the woman's benefit now the ...
I'll tell you what we'll do— ” “ We can settle it quicker with a drink or two , ” the Warden said . “ You better step on up to your place and get a coat so the bottle ” “ That'll take too long , ” the deputy said .
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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