10.2.09

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Encontrei esta edição do conto de F. Scott Fitzgerald perdida na FNAC e não resisti à capa. O filme pouco tem em comum com a história original, como se adivinha logo no primeiro parágrafo..



"As long ago as 1860 it was the proper thing to be born at home. At present, so I am told, the high gods of medicine have decreed that the first cries of the young shall be uttered upon the anaesthetic air of a hospital, preferably a fashionable one. So young Mr. and Mrs. Roger Button were fifty years ahead of style when they decided, one day in the summer of 1860, that their first baby should be born in a hospital. Whether this anachronism had any bearing upon the astonishing history I am about to set down will never be known".

4 comentários:

APC disse...

Quando o leres avisa! ;-)

Papagaio Mudo disse...

caramba, que legal. Descobertas literárias. Francis Scott no original...
Abraço,

Gustavo


ps: apareça no papagaio mudo.

almariada disse...

dá mesmo vontade de continuar a ler! e pode-se, on line:

http://www.readbookonline.net/read/690/10628/

obrigada! ;)

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