By Pierre Klossowski
Jointly those novels include the main attention-grabbing, obsessive, and erotic works of up to date Frech fiction. just like the works of Georges Bataille, and people of the Marquis de Sade sooner than him, Klossowski's fiction explores the connections among the brain and the physique via a lens of sexuality. either one of those novels characteristic Octave, an aged cleric; his impressive younger spouse Roberte; and their nephew, Antoine in a chain of sexual occasions. yet Klossowski's books are approximately theology in addition, and this merging of the sexual with the spiritual makes this ebook some of the most painstakingly baroque and highbrow novels of our time.
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R oberte I intend to have my say, in any other case I denounce your para chutist! Octave It’s guaranteed to volume to an identical factor. W ell, move forward then. T ell me, what does this "I denounce your parachutist” suggest? R o berte something on my own concerns to me, and it really is to maintain An toine's nonetheless intact logic. yet what are you doing? You throw him into the palms of this degenerate aristocrat who, first of all, resigned from the Pontifical defend . . . O ctave i might have idea you’d rating that to his credits. . . . ROBERTE CE SOIR seventy one R oberte . . . in reference to a few scandal or different related to playing or corruption of minors; who is going off to be the lounge-lizard at an American girl tourist’s position on Capri; who whilst the Reich occupies Rome seems to be as Fascist liaison officer hooked up to Nazi headquarters, then as undercover agent whose activity is to maintain an eye fixed at the Vatican; who abruptly vanishes and isn't heard of back until eventually he turns up within the affair of the camp of Communist hostages. . . . O ctave The camp of hostages affair? hear rigorously, Antoine! R o berte There, a naked few hours sooner than the liberation of Rome, the negative wretches who've been stored for months penned up in a quarry, see a parachutist drop out of the sky and land keeping a monstrance. . . . O ctave It’s too attractive to be precise. . . . R o berte It’s appalling and it’s actual. . . . Octave for that reason real simply because appalling. . . . R oberte most likely, and what occurs? a few, of their misery, fall upon their knees, others imagine it’s a seize, a struggle begins and the Fascist military shoots into the heap. W hat is at the back of all this? seventy two PIERRE KLOSSOWSKI W hy, a chance among the Nazi commandant and the para chutist, alleges the latter who's none except your Vittorio della Santa-Sede. If I convey the Host on your hostages, them all, Communists or now not, will find it irresistible— so he claims he stated to Binsnicht, the Nazi answerable for the camp who, for his half, so the tale went, agreed to unfastened the hostages and switch himself in as a prisoner if Santa-Sede gained. Octave At what second may possibly they've got made the sort of guess? Roberte the actual fact is still jiffy later the hostage camp, reworked right into a charnel residence, is liberated via the Allies; including the Nazi commandant, Vittorio is arrested as an associate or instigator and, after all, is disavowed via the Vatican. either are incarcerated in a citadel; Victor is almost immediately published. He retains in touch with Binsnicht, who's to be attempted as a warfare felony and entrusts own records to him; yet a 12 months after the top of hostilities, Anglo-Saxon justice dismisses Binsnicht’s case on grounds o f inadequate facts; he thinks it wisest to alter identification and makes a take care of Santa-Sede: they switch names and papers. Binsnicht has instructed Vittorio that he has a rendezvous in Switzerland with an Argentine industrialist, an adept of Nazism and who ar levels passage to Argentina for any Nazi who's in trouble. This Argentine is familiar with Binsnicht will current himself below Vittorio’s identify. yet no does he set foot in Milan than the German is noticed on the street by means of a survivor from the camp, who, rather than notifying the police, stirs up the mob; Binsnicht is massacred.