Collected Fictions - Brodie's Report: Part II Summary & Analysis

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Brodie's Report: Part II Summary

The Duel

Clara Glencairn is a society lady in Buenos Aires. When her husband dies, she decides to seek a career as a painter. Her friend Marta Pizzaro inspires Clara to try painting. There is a bit of rivalry between Clara and Marta sometimes expressed in strange ways. Marta wins an appointment to represent Argentina at an International Art Conference in Columbia. The rival of the two continues until Clara has a stroke and dies.

The Other Duel

Cardoso and Silveira have a long standing feud. One day both the men join a rebel force and they fight for about a year and then are forced to surrender. As usual, the custom is for the victors to execute the prisoners by slashing their throats. Juan Patricio Nolan knows of the feud between Cardoso and Silveira, so he...

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