Hoje em dia já ninguém lá vai, aquilo está cheio de gente

Artigos etiquetados “larry mcmurtry

Even If

Publicado em 23/09/2021

But when she felt a little better she began to stroke his back and to play with the shaggy hair at the back of his neck, and she decided she did want him again. Something about it was good, even if much was bad.

—Larry McMurtry, The Last Picture Show, Liveright, 2018 (1966)

The Only

Publicado em 04/09/2021

“I think he was the only man in that whole horny town who knew what sex was worth”, Lois said, her voice a little hoarse. “I probably never would have learned myself if it hadn’t been for Sam (…)”.

—Larry McMurtry, The Last Picture Show, Liveright, 2018 (1966)

Always the Right

Publicado em 30/08/2021

“It don’t do to think about things like that too much. If she was here now I’d probably be crazy agin in about five minutes. Ain’t that ridiculous?”
A half-hour later, when they had gathered up the gear and were on the way to town, he answered his own question.
“It ain’t really,” he said “Being crazy about a woman like her’s always the right thing to do. Being a decrepit old bag of bones is what’s ridiculous.”

—Larry McMurtry, The Last Picture Show, Liveright, 2018 (1966)

She Began

Publicado em 28/08/2021

She tried to lie very still, but Sonny’s movement went on, and the sound was constant. Finally she began to cry, and when the tears dripped down her cheeks and wet Sonny’s neck he realized that something was wrong after all.

—Larry McMurtry, The Last Picture Show, Liveright, 2018 (1966)

Wanted

Publicado em 27/08/2021

But there was something fresh about Mrs. Popper’s mouth, as if what was left of the softness and beauty she was said to have had as a girl still lingered there. Sonny was mute. Suddenly he wanted Mrs. Popper and he didn’t have the slightest idea what to do about it.

—Larry McMurtry, The Last Picture Show, Liveright, 2018 (1966)

Dave Brubeck

Publicado em 25/08/2021

No one answered the doorbell, so they went on in. Lights were on and there was girls’ coats and boys’ coats and glasses and liquor bottles all around, but no people. A Dave Brubeck album was lying next to the phonograph.

—Larry McMurtry, The Last Picture Show, Liveright, 2018 (1966)