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But no sir, she didn't get off so easy, I gave her a piece of my mind, and on top of
that the baby didn't know where to hide he was so ashamed, and his father acted
like he didn't understand and must have gotten a good look at her legs while he ...
Doctor de Luisi came in to check the baby, and I went outside a moment because
he's a big boy now, and I would have enjoyed running into the nurse from
yesterday to look her straight in the face and put her in her place just by giving
her the ...
... containers of gauze and also forceps and rubber tubes, the poor thing must
have started getting scared without his Mama dressed up like a parrot in her
Sunday best, I will thank you to take good care of the baby, I've talked to Doctor
de Luisi ...
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I was expecting something a little more abstract / magical realist from Cortázar, based off of his reputation (this being my first foray into his fiction). Instead I found this collection a ... Read full review
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If I had only read the first two short stories, "The Southern Thruway" and "The Health of the Sick", I would have given this book 5 stars. The first story is about a horrific traffic jam on a major ... Read full review