Dialogue d'été by Anne Serre

By Anne Serre

– Y a-t-il certains de ces personnages que tu préfères aux autres?
– Non, dans mon cœur ils sont tous exactement à los angeles même position. Et d’ailleurs, il s’agit peu de 'cœur'. Encore une fois, je n’ai pour eux et ils n’ont pour moi aucune affection particulière. Nous n’avons pas de sentiments les uns pour les autres, nous sommes dans l’action. think un petit lot de gens qui pour une raison ou une autre se retrouveraient seuls sur los angeles terre avec pour seul désir celui de vivre. Ce que nous avons en commun et qui nous rassemble, c’est d’être dans l. a. même state of affairs avec los angeles même purpose. Notre alliance est indéfectible, muette, tacite, fondée sur une espèce de tristesse que je ne m’explique pas bien.

Un écrivain explique à son interlocuteur – son double? – remark il entre dans l’écriture et l’imaginaire. Il lui parle de ses personnages, des kinfolk qu’il entretient avec eux. Il lui montre remark il est à l. a. fois dans et hors du roman. Avec une familiarité travel à journey joueuse et impérieuse, il l’entraîne avec lui de l’autre côté du miroir, là où le roman prend corps. Dans ce voyage au cœur de l. a. fabrication d’une œuvre, Anne Serre nous convie, nous, lecteurs, à une expérience detailed et vertigineuse.

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Well, come in and get warm and get somethin’ to eat,” she said. The church bus drove away as Tate and Barbara Jean followed us inside and waited in the living room while Mama built a fire in the fireplace. Tate continued holding his closed hand up to his lips, clutching a rag that looked like half of a sock and inhaling through his mouth. Every so often he would take a plastic bottle from his back pocket, remove the cap, hold the rag on top of the bottle, and then flip the bottle upside down, saturating the rag with paint thinner.

Children followed him just as we had followed the lady to the theater. The boxer held his fists high above him as if he had already won the fight. Children surrounded him, and the sound of French horns made me believe I could be him. It was the first time I’d ever been inside a theater to watch a movie and the first time I saw Rocky. M a m a e n joy e d mov i e s, t o o, I di s c ov e r e d, bu t h e r movies weren’t as inspiring. indd 40 7/18/14 12:08 PM Matinee Madness 41 Mama had a friend with whom she liked to watch movies.

And Carver responded poorly to rejection. One day Carver stopped me on the sidewalk and told me to get off my bicycle. I was scared and confused, but I said no. That was not the answer Carver wanted to hear. Sitting on my bicycle, I looked up to see Carver’s face; instead, all I could see were his flaring nostrils. He looked like a giant compared to me. Carver reared back his cannonballsized fist and belted me in the nose, knocking me clean off my bicycle. He then jumped on my bike and pedaled away.

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