By Maya Banks
Jace Crestwell et Ash McIntyre sont les meilleurs amis du monde et partagent tout leur entreprise, leur succès... et leurs nombreuses conquêtes. Jusqu'au jour où Jace croise los angeles course de Bethany. Sans bien comprendre ce qui lui arrive, une évidence s'impose à lui : voilà une femme qu'il désire pour lui seul. Pour los angeles première fois, il connaît le sentiment de jalousie.
Comment écarter Ash sans mettre leur amitié en péril ? Et, surtout, remark sortir Bethany des démons de son passé ?
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But it is hard not to read this eruption – destructive, energetic, frightening, beautiful, world-changing – as a sublimated metaphor for what he has seen over the past few weeks. 75 It is significant, too, that the written-up text as we have it stops here with the words ‘The End’. Although the travellers would be another fortnight on the road, visiting Germany and the Low Countries, those experiences were not subsequently included in Morgan’s tour. The Revolutionary tense: travel writing, time and narrative control If the Revolution thus grandly reveals itself in the text as metaphor, it also registers its disruptive presence at the more structural level of narrative.
Little excesses’ such as this were a characteristic feature of the French countryside in the weeks that followed the uprising in Paris. Georges Lefebvre’s classic study, La Grande Peur de 1789, has tracked the nervous state of huge swathes of the French population during precisely this period. 65 Beyond the militarization of local populations (particularly noted in Lyons, which, as Morgan recognized, had started its own revolution independently of Paris),66 the travellers also record in the course of their journey an increasing hostility to the aristocracy.
They soon relieved us by retiring in great tranquility. That peaceful denouement notwithstanding, this is now urgent, immediate, gripping reportage – the Revolution is literally knocking at their door. By now, and in a manner completely unlike his other letters home, Morgan is writing in a form of present tense: The whole night has been employed in surveying the mob as they pass and repass. Their multitudes is immense, amongst them I have number’d some hundreds of the soldiery. All are arm’d – and the whole city is still in confusion and riot.
Fever (A Fleur de Peau, Tome 2) by Maya Banks