Darconville's Cat is the second novel by Alexander Theroux, first published in The main story is a love affair between Alaric Darconville, an English. Start by marking “Darconville’s Cat” as Want to Read: The main story is a love affair between Alaric Darconville, an English professor at a Virginia women's college, and one of his students, Isabel. Alexander Theroux is a novelist, poet, and essayist. Darconville's Cat [Alexander Theroux] on africals.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The conflicts between love and hate, good and evil, and life and art.
Never kiss off a wooing author, that's the lesson of Alexander Theroux's sly and resourceful new novel, Darconville's Cat. Dressed in pious. According to its publisher, Alexander Theroux's long novel, Darconville's Cat, is: about love and hate. Among other matters, it deals with the delicate tensions. But every single chapter of Darconville's Cat brims with vocabulary so exotic, so idiosyncratic, so perfectly descriptive that nobody, no matter.
Alaric Darconville teaches English to the young Virginia women of Quinsy College. "The history of romantic disappointment," to quote its author, or "the schism between Beauty and Truth." "Darconville's Cat" is a long ( pages. Much of ''Darconville's Cat'' is immensely entertaining, and none of it is maladroit. I would complain that if he insists on savaging education in. ALEXANDER THEROUX'S DARCONVILLE'S CAT. AND THE TRADITION OF LEARNED WIT. Steven Moore. In his essay "Tristram Shandy and the Tradition of .