By J.B. Priestley
The Heinemann performs sequence bargains modern drama and vintage performs in sturdy lecture room variants. during this play an inspector interrupts a celebration to enquire a girl's suicide, and implicates all the party-makers in her dying.
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Well, he doesn’t deserve to keep an untarnished image of her; believe me an image only soils someone who is obsessed by it; it only corrupts the one it tortures. Viviane is beyond the reach of these demeaning attacks. 44 Gabriel Marcel Ghostly Mysteries MADAME RENAUDIER: Don’t you understand? Florence believes you’re guilty, she whom Jacques envisaged as a partner for you. ABEL: You’d expect a stupid idea like that from him. MADAME RENAUDIER: She demands that you leave. If not, then she will go.
JACQUES: How discouraging you are, Abel. One would say you dread anything that might bring us closer together. ABEL: Conﬁdences don’t always bring people closer together, believe me. JACQUES: Please excuse me; I’m going upstairs for a moment it wouldn’t be right of me not to, she never complains at all. ) (Abel leans on the terrace railing, a look of scornful irony on his face. ) ROGER: Abelou! My Uncle Abelou! ) ABEL: My pal! A Mystery of Love 33 ROGER: Uncle Abel! Why did you come into my room last night?
He planned to live from then on in solitary recollection. I had increasingly the impression of a three-way communion, an ideal trinity. She was still there; she presided over us, but from afar, from above. Yes, without a doubt, the physical desire lasts one’s entire life. Dreams that I’d forgotten wove a terrible agony the months following her demise. One night, I found myself on the bank of the Seine, in the wine soaked odor of warehouses. I still see myself leaning over the railing… MADAME RENAUDIER: Good heavens!
An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley