By John O'Hara
While the attractive, imperious and moneyed Grace Caldwell Tate wishes anything she is going after it. Her affair scandalises Pennsylvania's elite and he or she needs to face the prices to her marriage and the fellow she relatively loves.
A bestseller on e-book in 1949 A Rage to Live is a candid story of idealists and libertines, tradesmen and crusaders, males of violence and goodwill, and girls of fierce energy and tenderness.
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That very day, she wrote him a letter in which she recnlled theu "innocent love" of long ago. But Berek remembered perfectly that, far from being innocent, his love had been whoppingly lustful and that he had felt humiliated when she ruthlessly rejected him. This was in fact the reason why, inspired by the slightly comicnl name of his parents' Portuguese mrud, he had at the time given her the nickname, at once sardonic and rueful, of Immaculata, the Unstained. He reacted badly to her letter (a curious thing: after twenty years he had still not fully digested his old defeat), and he did not answer it.
From such a conviction the saints drew the strength to withstand the most dreadful tortures. Like parodies of themselves, theological notions are reflected in the triviality of our lives; each of us suffers (more or less) from the baseness of his too commonplace life and yearns to escape it and rise to a higher level. All of us have known the illusion (more or less strong) that we are worthy of that higher level, that we are predestined and chosen for it. The feeling of being elect is present, for instance, in every love relation.
29 In the midst of their conversation, Goujard comes in with Machu, who from the doorway says to Vincent: "You told me you were invited to the hig entomologists? conference. I have news for you! " Pontevin: "Him again? '" Vincent: "What in God's name would he be doing there? " Machu: "You're an entomologist, you sbould , know. " Goujard: "For a year while he was a student he spent some time at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Entomologiques. At this conference they're going to name him an honorary entomologist.
A Rage To Live by John O'Hara