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The poor son of a bitch

“The poor son of a bitch,” said Dorothy Parker, quoting The Great Gatsby, on seeing F. Scott Fitzgerald lying in state in 1940. He was 44 years old. Another film adaptation is at the Cineplex. Baz Luhrmann’s movie with Leonardo … Continue reading

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And then there were three

“I suppose not,” Catherine said. “Well I’m sorry I said it all wrong and I couldn’t help saying what I wished.” In the room he said to Catherine, “To hell with her.” “No, David. She wanted to do what I … Continue reading

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