A Gambler's Anatomy - Pages 117 - 172 Summary & Analysis

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Pages 117 – 139: Just before Bruno’s surgery, the novel then switches from Bruno’s point of view to Noah Behringer’s the novel details his thoughts before the surgery, revealing that he believes himself superior to most medical professionals. He used to work as a doctor mostly at rock concerts, and whenever he operates, he plays Jimi Hendrix music and pretends he is saving Jimi Hendrix’s life. He does so during the surgery, in which he removes Bruno’s face and takes out the growth piece by piece. To relieve tension in the last stretch of the surgery, he takes a moment to talk to his surgical assistants about awkward sexual encounters. The surgery is soon over, and Behringer whispers to Bruno that he has destroyed him in order to save him.

Pages 140 – 150: As Bruno recovers from his surgery, he thinks about the...

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