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Abbe Mouret’s Transgression
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Serge Mouret, the younger son of François Mouret, was ordained to the priesthood and appointed Curé of Les Artaud, a squalid village in Provence, to whose degenerate inhabitants he... More > ministered with small encouragement. He had inherited the family taint of the Rougon-Macquarts, which in him took the same form as in the case of his mother-a morbid religious enthusiasm bordering on hysteria. Brain fever followed, and bodily recovery left the priest without a mental past. Dr. Pascal Rougon, his uncle, hoping to save his reason, removed him from his accustomed surroundings and left him at the Paradou, the neglected demesne of a ruined mansion-house near Les Artaud, where he was nursed by Albine, niece of the caretaker.< Less
Partaking In Her Transgression
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Partaking in her transgression is a period based fictional drama. It encompasses Murder – Betrayal – Blackmail – Love and deception. Picture the setting... YORK 1897. A wealthy and... More > influential family, that owns and lives in one of the biggest family homes, set in a very large estate on the outskirts of the City of York. A woman is just about to give birth. The child is doomed from the start, because it is the only living evidence of a liaison between a very prominent member of the Houses of Parliament, and common girl. The scandal would be the total ruination of his political career, and bring shame to the family name.< Less
Emile Zola Classics: Abbe Mouret's Transgression
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Abbe Mouret, M. Zola's hero, finds himself placed between the law of the Divinity and the law of Nature: and the struggle waged within him by those two forces is a terrible one. That which training... More > has implanted in his mind proves the stronger, and, so far as the canons of the Church can warrant it, he saves his soul. But the problem is not quite frankly put by M. Zola; for if Abbe Mouret transgresses he does so unwittingly, at a time when he is unconscious of his priesthood and has no memory of any vow. When the truth flashes upon him he is horrified with himself, and forthwith returns to the Church.< Less
The Collected Works of P.Hood Volume One
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The first time all stories and novels by Peter Orrahood have been collected into a single volume. This book comes with the exclusive story 'The Insane Man' that will only be printed in this first... More > volume of work. Every story is told independently of the other, though every story is connected.< Less
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2 Stories is the fourth book by author Peter Orrahood girls on ketamine is the story of Esmé Khalaj after the events of The Silk Ribbon. High School has ended in Seoul, South Korea and... More > Esmé is stuck between moving forward with her life or clinging to situations and people that have faded from her past without satisfying conclusions. After enrolling in a veterinary school just outside of Paris in an attempt to escape the memories that haunt her, Esmé is happy to learn that she has a positive roommate from England named Tess to confide in. Esmé realizes that life has more in store for her and Tess than she could have ever predicted as new trials and decisions push her to her limits in a country she has never been before. Shanghai 1927 is the story of a young seven year old orphan named Yajing. People march in the streets chanting phrases and names she cannot understand beyond the orphanage walls. Oddly, it is in their impassioned cries for freedom that Yajing hears hope.< Less
Thus It Rain To-night and Other Stories
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Five short stories that revolve around the meeting of strangers: from the coincidental meeting between an unusual college student and an eccentric high-school girl, and the people that happened to be... More > at the same place and time that made such a meeting possible; a wife married to a writer whom she's not certain if she loved him or not; an extra-marital lover is harassed, sexually and psychologically, by an ambiguous stranger bent on making her mad; a college professor contemplates his life and death, and his desire for an elusive neighbor who pretends to be a ghost; a high-school teacher meets a street-child who claims to be an android. The stories of this collection were written between 2010 and 2013.< Less
Death Called Me a Sissy
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Waking up in a bathtub of ice, heartbroken and missing a kidney was not part of my plan.
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