By Henry Miller
Henry Miller, qui voulait être débarrassé des contingences matérielles pour devenir écrivain, a l. a. likelihood de trouver en sa seconde épouse, Mona, une femme dévouée qui le supplie de rester au logis pendant qu'elle half en quête de l'argent nécessaire pour vivre. Ce pourrait être le paradis... mais il y a Stasia, l'amie hautement pittoresque de Mona. Miller se ronge d'énervement, il délire, il tourne comme un ours en cage dans Brooklyn. Dix, vingt personnages baroques traversent son univers. Nul n'est plus extravagant que Stasia ! Que faire ? Seule l'Europe, affirme Mona, convient à l'écrivain qu'il veut être. C'est sur le départ de l'auteur pour le « vieux continent » que s'achève Nexus, le troisième et dernier quantity de l. a. célèbre « Crucifixion en rose », comprenant Sexus et Plexus. Ce récit, passionné de langage et de vie, est assurément l'oeuvre l. a. plus importante du grand écrivain américain.
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