A Coffin for Dimitrios - Chapter 6, Carte Postale Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6, Carte Postale Summary

Latimer and Marukakis go to La Viérge St. Marie to see Irana. They arrive early, and the nightclub is mostly empty. The wine is bad, and Latimer hastily rejects offers of company from the girls. Latimer is reluctant to go upstairs, where the prostitutes service customers, and suggests waiting in the club for Irana. Over the next hour and a half, the club fills with seedy clientele, and then Irana finally appears, looking expensively dressed but slovenly.

Irana comes to their table, but she flies into a rage when they ask about Dimitrios, telling them to leave but then recanting. When she learns that Latimer and Marukakis are not policemen, and that Dimitrios is dead, she flies into a rage again, ordering them out again. Dimitrios owed her a thousand francs, which she will now never see. She...

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