The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

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This story was inspired by a remark of Mark Twain's to the effect that it was a pity that the best part of life came at the beginning and the worst part at the end. By trying the experiment upon only one man in a perfectly normal world I have scarcely given his idea a fair trial. Several weeks after completing it, I discovered an almost identical plot in Samuel Butler's "Note-books."

The story was published in "Collier's" last summer and provoked this startling letter… (more)

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Rehanamark
Rehanamark
Fri, 29 May 2015 16:12:55 +0200

As I was composting the left-overs of my foraged berry and wild sorrel salad, I couldn't help wonder! Why bring back O-levels when dance still isn't a compulsory part of science!


lalle
lalle
Sat, 14 Dec 2013 17:47:14 +0100

Forget about the movie and read this instead.



Book Details  


Language: English

Published in: 1922

Word count: 9,129 words (≈ 37 minutes)

Source: http://www.gutenberg.org

Copyright: This work is available for countries where copyright is Life+70 and in the USA.


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