When Leo visited a friend in a country house at the turn of the century, he was employed as a messenger between two lovers. His loss of innocence was so shattering and profound that it bred an enduring mistrust of life.
Ha scritto il 31/10/09
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"The past is a foreign country": with these words Leo Colston, the narrator, opens his account of what happened in the course of nineteen days in July 1900, when he was a naive twelve-year-old child full of expectations for the future, of hopes and ...Continua
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Ha scritto il 09/02/08
"the past is a different country. They do things differently there..."
One of the best incipits ever and a delightfully bitter story of a small boy losing his faith in people.
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