A Bend in the River Setting & Symbolism

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Salim's Flat

Salim's flat is over an empty warehouse. One bedroom is used by Meddy and is pretty neat. In the sitting room is a table (big as a ping pong table) covered with Salim's junk: magazines, books, letters, shoes, squash racquets and shirt boxes. The previous owner was a Belgian woman who was an artist. In the sitting room, she's left a painting of a European port done in reds and yellows and blues. Salim's bedroom is in the back and has a big foam bed. The place is always messy, the kitchen is filthy, and it smells because they can't open the windows (thieves).

Salim's Store

In the market square of the commercial area, Salim's shop is a shambles. Bolts of cloth and oilcloth are spread out on the floor. A desk is in the middle, facing the door, surrounded by a sea of goods: big...

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