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Aaron Rod

Auhtor: D Lawrence

Language: english

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Review by Michael Gallagher, May 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'Aaron Rod':

Lady Dugdale.--Aaron Trow.--The OConors of Castle Conor.--Relics of General Chasse?.--The chateau of Prince Polignac.--George Walker at Suez.

Excerpts from the Book 'Aaron Rod':


... whilst the driver went into a frenzy of rage. There was always something to watch. One minute it was two great loads of empty crates, ...
... heroes, none of the romance of war: only a hot, blind, mesmerised voice, going on and on, mesmerised by a vision that the soul cannot bear. ...
... with the machine guns-it's a wicked thing, a machine gun. But they couldn't touch us with the bayonet. Every time the men came back they had ...
... the next. It was all just as the moment demanded. There was a certain excitement in slithering up and down the social scale, one minute chatting ...
... Novara are coming up-vengono su-they are coming up-the Novara people-work- people. I can't forget it. It was so real, I can't believe it didn't ...
... that he longed to kill her. But even in his greatest rages it was the same: he never finally lost himself: he remained, somewhere in the centre, ...
... and arms, were upholstered and made cushiony. Ugh, but he was glad to shake off himself the atmosphere of wealth and motor-cars, to get out ...
... think we might ASK him? said Francis, in a vehement whisper. After all, we are the only three English people in the place. For the ...
... days after the war, while men still had pre-war notions and were poor. Ten months would steal imperceptibly by, and the mysterious revolution ...
... anything of them: frightened to death. I see nothing of them.-Live by myself-see nobody. Can't stand it, you know: their silly little teaparties- ...
... off. To leave off what, to leave off what? Having friends: or a friend, rather: or seeking to have one. Oh, no! Not ...
... time Aaron knew that he could depend on the other man for help, nay, almost for life itself-so long as it entailed no breaking of the intrinsic ...
... him-a long, strange, dark look, incomprehensible, and which he did not like. You don't want emotions? You don't want me to say things, ...
... musicians performed at the further end of the room. The Lillys were there, both Tanny and her husband. But apart from these, Aaron knew nobody, ...
... a seeker. What, said Aaron rather sarcastically-those who are looking for a new religion? Religion-and love-and all that. ...
... murderer, he is only the extreme lover acting on the recoil. But it is love: only in recoil. It flies back, the love-urge, and becomes a horror. ...
... aren't many nights to sit here-like this-Eh? He was looking up all the time into the face of his father, full and nakedly lifting his face ...
... bohemians. Josephine was an artist. In Paris she was a friend of a very fashionable dressmaker and decorator, master of modern elegance. ...
... sat laughing. What have they to fight for? Why, everything! What haven't they to fight for? cried Josephine fiercely. Freedom, ...
... your Judas is a rotten, dirty worm, just a dirty little self-conscious sentimental twister. And out of all Christianity he is the hero today. ...