"El crimen", un poema mortal de José Ángel Valente - Recuperem avui el costum del bloc de penjar textos criminals. Fins ara he compartit amb vosaltres molts contes, però em sembla que és el primer cop que c...
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‘A customer?’‘I guess so. You’ll want to see her anyway; she’s a knockout.’‘Shoo her in darling,’ said Spade. ‘Shoo her in.’
‘I’m afraid I don’t like your manner,’ he said, using the edge of his voice.‘I’ve had complaints about it,’ I said. ‘But nothing seems to do any good.’
‘There is no such thing as a really calm sea. Always, always, there is motion.’‘If you ask me,’ said Major Barry, ‘seasickness is nine-tenths nerves.’‘There,’ said the clergyman smiling a little, ‘speaks the good sailor – eh, Major?’‘Only been ill once – and that was crossing the Channel!’
‘I don’t have a maid,’ I said awkwardly; ‘I’m sure Alice, if she is the housemaid, will look after me all right.’She [Mrs Danvers] wore the same expression that she had done on our first meeting, when I dropped my gloves so gauchely on the floor.‘I’m afraid that would not do for very long,’ she said; ‘it’s usual, you know, for ladies in your position to have a personal maid.’
‘Shall I tell you one of my ideas for murdering my father?’‘No,’ Guy said. He put his hand over the glass Bruno was about to refill.‘Which do you want, the busted light socket in the bathroom or the carbon monoxide garage?’‘Do it and stop talking about it!’
‘… but in my experience there aren’t many evil people around. Just ill-informed, misguided and ignorant ones.’Colonel Stok said: ‘In Russia our people are not misinformed.’‘There are many people who think that water has no taste,’ I said, ‘because we were born with it in our mouths and it’s been there ever since.’
‘You guys were building for the future?’‘Such was my understanding.’‘Get married. Kids.’‘Such was my understanding.’‘You two talked about it … I asked if you talked about it … Okay. Kids. You wanted kids? You yourself?’‘… Sure. I’m thirty-five. You begin to want to see a fresh face.’
‘You wear your shades at night,’ Chili said, ‘so I’ll think you’re cool, but I can’t tell if you’re looking at me.’Raji put his glasses down on his nose, down and up. ‘See? I’m looking the fuck right at you, man. You have something to say to me fuckin say it so we be done here.’
Could have been checkin the quality. Getting ready to trade.They didnt trade. They shot each other.Bell nodded.There might not of even been no money.That’s possible.But you dont believe it.Bell thought about it. No, he said. Probably I dont.
I said, ‘How is your mother, Masha?’‘Not bad,’ she said, ‘but very tired. Coming old now.’‘I would like to meet her.’‘One day, maybe.’‘How is your job?’‘I pretend work, they pretend pay me.’