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There was a desert wind blowing that night. It was one of those hot dry Santa Anas that come down through the mountain passes and curl your hair and make your nerves jump and your skin itch. On nights like that every booze party ends in a fight. Meek little wives feel the edge of the carving knife and study their husbands' necks. Anything can happen.

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Raymond Chandler

United States writer of detective thrillers featuring the character of Philip Marlowe (1888-1959)

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    Esa noche soplaba un viento del desierto. era una de esas santa anas calientes y secas que bajan por los pasos de la montaña y te rizan el pelo y te hacen saltar los nervios y picar la piel. en noches como esa, cada fiesta de alcohol termina en una pelea. las pequeñas esposas mansas palpan el filo del cuchillo de trinchar y estudian el cuello de sus maridos. cualquier cosa puede suceder.

    یک شب باد خنک باد وجود داشت. آن یکی از آن سانتا داغ داغ بود که از طریق عبور از کوه عبور می کند و موهای شما را پیچ می زند و اعصاب شما را پر می کند و پوست شما خارش می دهد. در شب مثل این است که هر حزب مشروب در مبارزه به پایان می رسد. همسران خجالتی، لبه چاقوی حکاکی را حس می کنند و گردن همسرشان را مطالعه می کنند. هر چیزی می تواند رخ دهد.

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