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The Bastard Read & Download Í 104 Ï A Sizzling Classic of Lust and TragedyA REAL BASTARDHis mother gave birth to him on a hot August day in her carny tent She cursed through her labor and would have killed the baby if the roustabouts hadn't tied her downUntil he ran away Gene lived in a shanty with an old black woman He knew his mother was a harloW or care who his father was No one knewthere had been too many menHe took love where he found it at the carnival the jail the mill and he killed when he felt like it. Another wonderfully dark and disturbing book by Caldwell You have certain elements synonymous to Caldwell; sex prostitution deprivation and race But yet again Caldwell finds a different way to represent thisThe story follows that of Gene trying to find his place in life moving from job to job Working at a local mill the analogy to Steinbeck’s “Canary Row” is eerily shocking Similarly what came out of this book is similar to “The Sacrilege of Alan Kent” You are aware of race issues in the Deep South in the US through Caldwell’s works however through these works the shocking brutality of the situation is rammed home to you; often in only a few paragraphsWhat is new to this book that I am not aware of in previous Caldwell works is raising and talking about drugs in this case cocaineLife moves on for Gene and moves into a new phase of his life; marriage with new difficulties issues and problems with shocking resultsThe book shows and highlights the difficulties an individual had to deal and cope with; often with very brutal results

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A Sizzling Classic of Lust and TragedyA REAL BASTARDHis mother gave birth to him on a hot August day in her carny tent She cursed through her labor and would have kil. In his Nobel Prize acceptance speech William Faulkner warned of the writer who labors under a curse He writes not of love but of lust of defeats in which nobody loses anything of value of victories without hope and worst of all without pity or compassion His griefs grieve on no universal bones leaving no scars He writes not of the heart but of the glands In The Bastard Erskine Caldwell writes of the glands Viewed through the lens of noir history Caldwell's debut novel seems a precursor to the episodic realism practiced by P J Wolfson and Don Tracy in their novels of the early 1930s but Caldwell's characters are if anything even unrepentantly savage Perhaps Gene Morgan The Bastard's title character is meant to have our sympathy yet he thinks nothing of raping a young runaway who is being held in the local jail In this world of the glands such events are treated as so unremarkable that when we finally get a glimpse of Gene's heart we cannot help but wonder if it is a gland in disguise Noir doom is often driven by the glands

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The BastardLed the baby if the roustabouts hadn't tied her downUntil he ran away Gene lived in a shanty with an old black woman He knew his mother was a harlot but he didn't kno. Antipasto di stilePrimo romanzo dato alle stampe da Caldwell racchiude già in sé i semi di uelle tematiche che esploderanno compiutamente nelle pubblicazioni successiveui per uanto l'autore riesca a trasmettere la tensione sessuale il razzismo la violenza uasi come unici mezzi di interazione tra gli sbandati che popolano ueste pagine — gente che non si domanda mai cosa è giusto o sbagliato che conosce solo un materialismo primitivo e privo di orpelli — gli manca ancora la capacità di saperli dirigere