domingo, 19 de outubro de 2008

Planet of the apes - Pierre Boulle


CHAPTER ONE

Jinn and Phyllis were spending a wonderful holiday, in space, as far away as possible from the inhabited stars.

In those days interplanetary voyages were an everyday occurrence, and interstellar travel not uncommon. Rockets took tourists to the wondrous sites of Sirius, or financiers to the famous stock exchanges of Arcturus and Aldebaran. But Jinn and Phyllis, a wealthy leisured couple, were distinguished in their cosmos for their originality and a few grainsof poetry.

They wandered over the universefor their pleasure —by sail.


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