By Hermann von Gottschall
This Elibron Classics publication is a facsimile reprint of a 1912 variation by means of Veit & Comp., Leipzig.
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You've told me the story, Ernest. " "Me? Oh ... " "I didn't even take it all off ... " "B ecause you're I00ki ng ... we11,strange. " "It's nothing at all," I lie, thinking of how my brother's lymphoma first presented as a swollen node in his left armpit. By the time he got around to having himself examined the node had ballooned into a softball and the doctor informed him that within six weeks he would be a dead man. " Laurel asks me. "Oh, uh ... about ... about Fleming," I extemporize. " "Fleming was an aging assistant professor several years ahead of yours truly on Yale's Revolving Bottom.
Mter writing a draft of this piece, I decide to visit my older son, Ben, and bring him some photos of the castle. When Ben was nine, in midJune 1971, he flew to Miami to see my father-his grandfather. By Ben's accounts, Father cooked "bacon-fried-fried-potatoes," did "magic tricks with cards and mirrors," and told stories of his childhood. Father died three weeks later; Ben says the timing of his visit was lucky. "I see you've framed the castle brochure," I say to Ben. It's on the wall by his computer.
47 CHAPTER 2 "Sure and they're a dreary wasteland, Ma'am. " She walks back to the bar. "The Irish regard their Midlands the way the Australians regard their Outback," I observe. My Guinness leaves an aftertaste reminiscent of the Eel River where I swam as a child in Indiana. The racket in the alley beneath our hotel room after the pubs close awakens us, a clattering of feet on cobblestones like insomniac tap dancers on parade. "Must be the custom here to have tappets fastened to the toes and heels of everybody's shoes," I murmur into my pillow.