Collected Fictions - The Book of Sand: Part III Summary & Analysis

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The Book of Sand: Part III Summary

The Bribe

Dr. Ezra Winthrop is a leading and older professor along with Herbert Locke, and Eric Einarsson, who comes to Texas in 1969 and has been trying to establish himself. Dr. Winthrop is given the task of choosing who will lead the upcoming conference on Germanic languages. Professor Einarsson writes a journal letter on education, directly counter to Professor Winthrop. Soon after, despite this published letter, Prof. Einarsson is awarded the chairmanship of the conference. In fact, the letter makes Prof. Winthrop bend over backwards and appoint Prof. Einarsson the conference chair, as expected.

Avelino Arredondo

Avelino Arredondo is part of a faction of the Red party that is unhappy with the President, Juan Borda. Avelino tells his friends that he has to go off into the countryside for a few months. For...

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