Manuscrito: F. Scott Fitzgerald


As liñas finais d´O Gran Gatsby, traducido ao galego hai algúns anos por Laura Rodríguez Gómez, escritas a man por F. Scott Fitzgerald embaixo dun retrato que lle realizou Robert Kastor.  Velaquí a transcrición do texto orixinal:

Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter —tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther…. And one fine

     So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.