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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forward , she turned her head and looked toward the bed with an expression of
distraction and despair . Then the key clicked , the door opened , and she was
out of the room . They parted as soon as he found a cab for her . He was about to
So they just stopped talking and with their jumper collars turned up and shackled
in braces like dogs at a field trial they stood , immobile , patient , almost rumi .
nant , their backs turned to the rain as sheep and cattle do . After another while
The doctor turned on her now , speaking in that shrill voice on the point of
breaking : “ Can't you understand that this woman is dying ? ” “ Let her die . Let
them both die . But not in this house . Not in this town . Get them out of here and
let them ...
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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