The Mexico City - It is Clamence's base of operations in his business of corruption. It is here that he makes contacts with his fellow Europeans and subsequently drags them down into hopelessness.
Paris - A city Clamence compares to a painting that, in its realism, appears solid.
The Circles of e Hell - An invention of Dante in his Inferno. Each of the nine circles contained a particular kind of sinner - the Lustful in the Second Circle, for example, and the Gluttonous in the Third.
Pont Royal - Clamence is present when a young woman attempts to jump off this bridge.
Pont des Arts - The bridge on which Clamence hears the phantom laughter that marks the beginning of his fall and the onset of his own self-awareness.
Greece - A country in which, Clamence points out, men can outwardly demonstrate affection for each other...
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