By John Cowper Powys

ISBN-10: 0571253040

ISBN-13: 9780571253043

After My style has an strange publishing background. even though it was once John Cowper Powys 3rd novel written in 1920, it wasn't released until eventually 1980. it sounds as if whilst his US writer became it down Powys made no attempt to put it in different places. certainly, whilst Powys had accomplished a e-book he tended to be oddly detached to its destiny. the unconventional has different strange beneficial properties: its destinations (Sussex and Greenwich Village) and Isadora Duncan being the foundation for Elise, the dancer and mistress of the protagonist, Richard hurricane (based rather principally on Powys himself). As one could count on from Powys the writing is shiny, now not least within the descriptions of the Sussex panorama and the bohemian milieu of Greenwich Village.

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Je ne vous ai jamais rencontrée... LA FEMME DE JEAN BARNERY 31 - C’est mon premier bal ! votre premier bal ! J’aurais dû m’en douter. I1 y a en vous quelque chose de si neuf. une telle joie I - J’ai ... surtout peur de ma gaucherie 11 parut réfléchir et son visage morne aux traits si durs s’éclaira d’une expression tendre, fougueuse, enfantine : - Cette gaucherie... l’indécision de tout ce qui commence... c’est charmant !... Et vous dansez avec tout le monde ? - J’aime à danser. - Vous avez pourtant vos préférences...

Ces lettres ... - Oui, je sais... Vous avez raison. la honte pour notre église... le scandale... mais le mal qu’elle produisait en toi, le mal subtil, la véritable perversion que son contact... car nous ne sommes pas assez forts pour garder près de nous un ennemi qui veut notre perte ... Je te dirai 60 LES DE;ST:CNÉESS E N T I M E N T A L E S toute ma pensée ... Je regrette d’avoir trop souvent écarté ce sujet entre nous. I1 ne faut pas craindre d’en parler, au moins une fois, pour n’y plus revenir ...

I1 peut encore venir une gelée... On marche, indifférent à la boue. Ce sont là quelques heures de répit, de vie en commun, une occasion de se voir, un sujet de conversation pour plus tard, presque une fête à laquelle chacun veut assister. Des enfants sont derrière toutes les portes. On sait que même pour les affligés, après les cris et les plaintes, il J aura la détente forcée, il fera bon se sentir vivre, rentrer chez soi, trouver la soupe, boire un verre de plus, et puis ce sera l’heure de panser les bêtes.

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