Ashes of American writer Truman Capote and playwright, the author of the novel “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”, put up for auction in Los Angeles. Bidding will take place in September, the initial price of the lot – two thousand dollars, reports The Guardian
The head of the auction house Julien’s Auctions Darren Julien said that the writer would have liked this idea.. “Capote used every opportunity to seize media attention, so you see your name in the newspaper. I think he would have been delighted by the fact that once again captured the headlines, “- he explained
According to the website kp.ru, sale of dust Capote will probably be the first such case in the history <.. / p>
The remains of the writer kept in the house of his close friend Johnny and Joanne Carson. The owner died in 2005, and his wife – in 2015. All property of the couple, including dust Capote, the new owners of the house decided to send to the auction.
Truman Capote, born in 1924 – the author of such novels as “Other Voices, Other Rooms”, “In Cold Blood” a plurality of short stories and plays. His works are often filmed. One of the most famous bands, based on the work of Capote – romantic drama “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” with Audrey Hepburn in the title role. The writer died in 1984 in the house of his friends Carson.