it's a good book but of course i have to translate all of it.
Hold kæft hvor jeg elsker den her bog, og filmen
"See you later!" The words, the voice, the attitude.
I had never heard anyone use "See You Later" as a farewell greeting before. It sounded harsh, short of head and dismissive and was uttered with camouflaged indifference, as something said by people who probably didn't care if they saw one or heard from one again.
That's the first thing I remember about him, and I can still hear it for me to this day. See you later!
I close my eyes and am back in Italy all those years ago, walking down the avenue leading up to the house, watching him rise out of the taxi, undulating, blue shirt, wide open