Binocular Vision: New & Selected Stories - “Granski" Summary & Analysis

Edith Pearlman
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Summary

In "Granski," cousins Angelica and Toby have the same nose but no other similarities. Both are sixteen and staying with their families during the summer at their grandmother’s house in Maine. They are described as being spoiled and self-absorbed. Angelica was the oldest of the grandchildren and had her own room on the third floor of the house. Myrrh, a distant relative, cooked meals and also lived on the third floor.

One day the cousins went out on the boat to a small island. They talked about how their lives were built on sand and that they really didn’t belong anywhere. On the island, they had sex with each other. They had both been virgins. They continued the affair through the summer in Angelica’s room in the house. One night Toby knocked a brass bowl and peasant figure off a table...

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