Les Choses terrestres by Jean-François Beauchemin

By Jean-François Beauchemin

Avec Les Choses terrestres, Jean-François Beauchemin nous suggest le dernier volet de los angeles trilogie amorcée avec Comme enfant je suis cuit (1998) et storage Molinari (1999), tous deux salués par l. a. critique. C'est donc avec bonheur que nous retrouvons, dix ans plus tard, le trio constitué de Joëlle, Jérôme et Jules, entourés d'une galerie de personnages tous plus attachants les uns que les autres.

C'est lorsque los angeles maladie frappe qu'on réalise los angeles fugacité de l'existence. Si Jules souffrait d'une horloge biologique détraquée dans storage Molinari, cette fois, c'est tout son organisme qui refuse de rentrer dans le carcan étouffant d'un monde qui a perdu le sens des valeurs.

Ce n'est qu'à strength d'amour et de treatments de beauté qu'il parviendra à refaire floor entouré de Joëlle et de Jérôme qui veillent au grain et qui s'efforcent, avec leurs amis, de remettre à l'avant-plan les choses essentielles de l. a. vie.

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La única Marilyn que vi en el cine es Marilyn Brando. Gran actriz. Me mató con su actuación en La Madrina, que para mí es la mejor película de Francesca Ford Coppola. La situación comenzaba a inquietarme. El hasta ese momento insospechado (para mí) delirio de Diana había construido una cinematografía con los sexos invertidos. Aunque no del todo coherente, ya que a Gregory Peck y Jerry Lewis los había dejado intactos. –¿La... Madrina? –Sí. Basada en la novela de María Puzo. –Sí. Ya veo –dije, y luego de mirarla fijamente a los ojos esperando alguna clase de desmentido (una palabra, una sonrisa, o lo que fuese), añadí: –lo que no sé es si me estás tomando el pelo o si estás más loca que mi hermana.

Alfombra. Whisky con hielo. O yogur. Así empecé a desvariar, y a hacerme algunos ligeros toques masturbatorios con la mano desde el bolsillo. Nada serio, nada que hiciera trabajar mucho la próstata. Apenas un aviso, para que ésta supiera lo que le esperaba más tarde y se pusiera en guardia, preparándose para luego estar a la altura de los acontecimientos. Es bueno aclarar que la mano con que realicé estas maniobras secretas, amparado en la opacidad de mi escritorio, fue la izquierda. Para una masturbación plena y completa yo siempre había utilizado la derecha, pero con el pantalón puesto el bolsillo izquierdo estaba mucho más cerca de mi miembro y allí tuve que fijar obligadamente mi base 62 | Leo Maslíah de operaciones.

Qué pasa? –pregunté a Diana–. ¿Siempre atienden en casal, acá? –Parece que sí –dijo ella–. Yo nunca había venido acá, pero sé de varios bares donde es así. –Nunca vi. Pero por lo menos podía haberte atendido el mozo a vos y la moza a mí –dije, bromeando. –Así es en los bares porno –contestó Diana. La mujer loba ataca de nuevo | 33 –¿Bares porno? ¿Y vos qué sabés de eso? –Sólo de oídas –se apresuró a decir ella–. No te sulfures. –¿Se puede saber qué te dio por andar ventilando nuestras intimidades con mi hermana?

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