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By Gerard Woodward

ISBN-10: 0393328007

ISBN-13: 9780393328004

Colette Jones has had difficulties of her personal with alcohol, yet now it sort of feels as if her complete relations is at risk of turning to booze. Her oldest son, Janus, the family's golden boy, has wasted his skills as a live performance pianist. His ingesting sprees together with his brother-in-law, invoice, a pseudo-Marxist grocery store butcher who sees alcohol as relevant to the proletarian revolution, have grew to become violent and landed him in hassle with the police. in the meantime Colette's lately widowed older brother is eager to numb his grief. this can be a darkly humorous novel a couple of quirky, bothered kin because it lurches from farce to tragedy to pub and again again.

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No te tomes atribuciones que no te corresponden. Lo que haga yo con Diana son cosas nuestras exclusivamente. Ella me abrazó. –Es que estoy preocupada por ti –dijo–. Eso que me contó Diana, y lo que te pasó ahora... estás mal de salud, ¿verdad? ¿Por qué no sacás hora para médico, ya que estás acá? –No tengo ningún problema de salud, Beatriz. Si me descompuse ahora fue por... ver a papá en ese estado. ¿Qué le hicieron, Beatriz? ¿Lo operaron? –¿Operarlo? No, ¿por qué decís eso? Por suerte no hubo necesidad de operarlo.

Resolví ir primero a almorzar, luego a la oficina, luego volver al hospital para hablar con el doctor Moro, luego visitar a Shirley, y finalmente volver otra vez al hospital para relevar a Beatriz, como habíamos estipulado. Me puse a buscar un restorán. En una esquina, junto a un quiosco de revistas, vi dos perros jugando a hacer el amor frontalmente, como hacen algunas personas. Uno estaba encima del otro, cuerpo contra cuerpo, pero no pude ver cuál era macho y cuál era hembra, o si los dos eran hembras o si los dos eran machos.

Caminé hasta el ascensor. Lo llamé, lo esperé. Vino. Se abrieron las dos hojas de su puerta corrediza. Estaba vacío. Entré. Las hojas se cerraron suavemente. Oprimí el botón. Imposible formarse una idea de la velocidad con que subía. Luego de la casi imperceptible aceleración inicial, quietud. Teleportación. Cardiología. No quise dirigirme hacia la habitación de mi padre. Esperé que apareciera alguien, no sin temor a que ese alguien fuese la enfermera con la que había tenido aquel altercado. No.

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