Archivo de la etiqueta: Once upon a time in America

Las vírgenes suicidas. Jeffrey Eugenides

Citas: Girls forbidden to dance would only attract husbands with bad complexions and sunken chests. We knew, finally, that the girls were really women in disguise, that they understood love and even death, and that our job was merely to … Sigue leyendo

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Cosecha roja. Dashiell Hammett

Citas:  There’s no sense in a man picking out the worst name he can find for everything. She looked as if she were telling the truth, though with women, especially blue-eyed women, that doesn’t always mean anything. I’ve got hard … Sigue leyendo

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La mancha humana. Philip Roth

Una cita: I suppose I could be that ruthless with you. But where do you think I’m going to find the strength to be that ruthless with myself? Acabo de terminar de leer La mancha humana. Tragedia griega en Nueva Inglaterra … Sigue leyendo

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El gran Gatsby. Francis Scott Fitzgerald

Citas: He invented just the sort of Jay Gatsby that a seventeen year old boy would be likely to invent, and to this conception he was faithful to the end. He looked at Daisy while she was speaking, in a way that … Sigue leyendo

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El fantasma de Harlot. Norman Mailer

Citas: Tuve la sensación de que nadie jamás llegaría a ver ese fulgor en sus ojos, a menos que hubiera subido con él hasta la cima del Annapurna. Happiness is experienced most directly in the intervals between terror. That is … Sigue leyendo

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Un árbol crece en Brooklyn. Betty Smith

Una cita:  When something comes up, you tell exactly how it happened but write down for yourself the way you think it should have happened. Tell the truth and write the story. He was going to “drop anchor.” The children … Sigue leyendo

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Mientras agonizo. William Faulkner

Citas: The Lord can see into the heart. If it is His will that some folks has different ideas of honesty from other folks, it is not my place to question His decree. Sin and love and fear are just sounds … Sigue leyendo

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El corazón es un cazador solitario. Carson McCullers

Citas:   Do not attempt to stand alone. It was like just before you take a bath in the afternoon when you might wallow around in the back yard and get 55 plenty dirty just for the good feel of it … Sigue leyendo

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