vendredi 28 octobre 2011

Brighton rock.

I've just been invited on my friend Elena's show on the radio, to talk about my english experience. I read an extract of Graham Greene's Brighton Rock.

"HALE knew they meant to murder him before he had been in Brighton three hours. With his inky fingers and his bitten nails, his manner cynical and nervous, anybody could tell he didn't be- long belong to the early summer sun, the cool Whit- sun wind off the sea, the holiday crowd. They came in by train from Victoria every five minutes, rocked down Queen's Road standing on the tops of the little local trams, stepped off in bewildered multitudes into fresh and glittering air : the new silver paint sparkled on the piers, the cream houses ran away into the west like a pale Victorian water-colour; a race in miniature mo- tors, a band playing, flower gardens in bloom below the front, an aeroplane advertising something for the health in pale vanishing clouds across the sky. "

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