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THE HOLY INNOCENTS : A ROMANCE

Adair, Gilbert

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ISBN 10: 0525247882 / ISBN 13: 9780525247883
Editorial: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc, New York, 1989
Usado Condición: FINE IN NEAR FINE DUST JACKET HARDCOVER
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Basis for Bernardo Bertolucci's film THE DREAMERS, set during the 1968 student uprisings in Paris about two siblings, a brother and a sister, who draw a repressed American student into their games involving homosexuality, incest and sadism. Adair's novel was itself homage to Jean Cocteau's novel THE HOLY TERRORS, about incestuous siblings and the stranger who enters their world. {Book description drawn and adapted from Anthony Allison's review of the film in the Las Vegas Mercury, 3/4/04) Book is bright, crisp and unmarked in any way. Minor shelfwear to dust jacket, with a half-inch spot where the laminate is just beginning to peel. Protected by transparent Demco cover. N° de ref. de la librería 56629

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Título: THE HOLY INNOCENTS : A ROMANCE

Editorial: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc, New York

Año de publicación: 1989

Encuadernación: HARDCOVER

Condición del libro:FINE IN NEAR FINE DUST JACKET

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included

Edición: First American Edition.

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In May 1968, a brother and sister, young, clever and aristocratic, and incestuously involved, become friends with an American who is studying film in Paris. When their parents go on vacation, they invite the American to stay with them in their flat, where they start to play games.

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The title characters of this rich, furiously concentrated first novel, set in Paris during the student uprisings of 1968, are 17-year-old twins Guillaume and Danielle and their friend Matthew, a 19-year-old American film student studying at the Cinematheque Francaise. Living in a huge apartment and virtually unnoticed by their father and his new wife, bored sophisticates Guillaume and Danielle pursue an obsessive incestuous relationship that becomes even more complicated when sexually confused Matthew moves in; in the author's deft phrasing, he is in love "with the single person Guillaume and Danielle would have been had they not been born twins." On their own, the three explore avenues of homosexuality, rape, incest and sadism that pull them away from the outside world and into starved, frightened squalor. When they finally reemerge, the Paris they see is almost unrecognizable. Adair depicts this scorching sexual triangle and the games that lead into it with knife-point psychological precision and gorgeously spun prose, but he also portrays the teenagers with a compassion that keeps the title (a reference to Cocteau's The Holy Terrors , which parallels and clearly inspires this work) from being wholly ironic.
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