In The title story - the inspiration for the major motion picture "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button", starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett - a baby born in 1 860 begins life as an old man and proceeds to Age backward. F.Scott Fitzgerald hinted at this kind of inversion when he called his era "a generation grown up to find all Gods dead, all wars fought, all faiths in man shaken."Perhaps nowhere in American fiction has this "Lost Generation"been more vividly preserved than in..
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Full grown with a long, smoke-coloured beard, requiring the services of a cane and fonder of cigars than warm milk, Benjamin Button is a very curious baby..Купить Описание