Savages de Don Winslow s’ouvre sur un chapitre court avec deux mots: « Fucky You! » Le choc est écrit dès le début. Le trio qui vous attend derrière cette ligne, Ben, Chon et Ophélia marquent.
Je vous laisse quelques citations en anglais du roman.
“If you let people believe that you are weak, sooner or later you’re going to have to kill them.”
“And it’s all fun and games until someone loses an I.”
“Also: do not fuck with someone until you know exactly who the fuck you’re fucking with.
And then don’t do it.”
Catherine the Great. I am
—a woman doing what she has to do. I am
—the woman you made me.
Elena is at war.”
“The boys quiet until Ben looks across the table at Chon, holds his thumb and index finger a millimeter apart, and says, “We’re that close to being gay.”
They laugh for half an hour.
adrift in his life. Purposeless, perhaps because
—dig a well in the Sudan and thejanjaweed come in and shoot the people anyway
—buy mosquito nets and the boys
you save grow up to
—set up cottage industries in Myanmar and the army
—steals them and uses the women as slaves and
Ben is starting to be afraid that he is starting to share Chon’s opinion of the human species
that people are basically
Savages est disponible en livre de poche.
Vivement la sortie du film, j’ai hâte de découvrir le rendu sur grand écran. Le casting est prometteur: Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively, Emile Hirsch, Aaron Johnson, Benicio Del Toro, John Travolta, Salma Hayek, Trevor Donovan, Uma Thurman