Big Sur and the Oranges of Hieronymus Bosch - Part 3, Paradise Lost, pgs. 275-309 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Paradise Lost, pgs. 275-309 Summary and Analysis

The third part focuses on Conrad Moricand an impoverished, fatalistic astrologer for whom Miller is made financially responsible from Paris in 1936-39 by Anaïs Nin and who destroys the quality of Big Sur as a house guest for three months in 1947. Both are Capricorns, but of different decans, and a few years apart in age. Theoretically, they should get along, but their personalities are opposite. Moricand is living in the modest Hotel Modial and has lost his fortune. Nin, who has been supporting him, needs to cut him loose, and Miller, short of funds, does his best to fatten him up. Miller talks his friends into commissioning horoscopes from Moricand and eventually invents customers, for whom he pays. Moricand appears to have a sixth sense for interpreting charts and every gathering turns...

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