Friday, October 10, 2008

About a boy - Já tinha saudades destes retalhos

He had to say that the thing he found most attractive about her was that she had tried to kill herself. Now that was interesting - sexy, almost, in a morbid kind of way. But how can you contemplate dating a woman who might top herself at any moment? Before, he thought that going out with a mother was a heavy number; how much heavier would it be going out with a suicidal mother?
Nick Hornby

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