A Gun For Sale: An Entertainment (Vintage Classics) by Graham Greene

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By Graham Greene

Raven is an murderer, a employed killer, and his brutal homicide of the Minister increases the spectre of warfare throughout Europe. because the state prepares for conflict, Raven is going at the run, hunted through the police and looking the fellow who paid him in stolen banknotes, ultimately unearthing the bad fact at the back of the killing.

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El jefe de estudios veía en mi interés cierta vocación culinaria, pero yo no quería hacer postres; la posibilidad de que una de mis asignaturas de COU consistiera en aprender y practicar hasta la perfección el arte de la tarta de manzana me llenó de un gozo sobrenatural, sólo comprensible para un españolito abrumado, sin ir más lejos, por el latín y el griego del curso CALIFORNIA 83 SANTOGRIAL anterior. De todas formas, no quería dejarme llevar por el ímpetu de una elección poco meditada; aquel COU tenía que ser, con diferencia, el más fácil, llevadero y cómodo de toda la historia de los COU californianos.

Ya está, la boda de Caná en versión cítrica. También me explicó que hoy vendría la señora Miller de visita y que entre los tres podíamos descongelar y limpiar el frigorífico del garaje. Asentí con una profunda pereza interior, imperceptible a los ojos de Betty, mientras el Do You Really Want To Hurt Me? de Culture Club sonaba desde la tele con meridiano oportunismo. La Miller no tardó en llegar en un Ford Pinto, probablemente uno de los coches más feos que había visto en mi vida. Entró en casa agitando los brazos como un molino desbocado: —¡Joe!

La construcción era de una sola planta en forma de H; los largos pasillos con las taquillas estaban al aire libre y las oficinas, junto a la biblioteca, en el tramo central que unía las dos filas de aulas, en total 48. El campus se completaba, en la parte trasera, con una enorme explanada de césped CALIFORNIA 83 SANTOGRIAL y cemento coronada por el edificio que albergaba la cafetería y el comedor. Más allá, había unas instalaciones deportivas que superaban por sí solas las de la mayoría de pueblos españoles que yo conocía; un polideportivo, dos canchas de baloncesto al aire libre, un gimnasio, dos campos de fútbol, uno de béisbol, piscina reglamentaria, cuatro canchas de tenis y pista de atletismo.

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