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Collected Short Stories Volume Three Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Hairless Mexican Summary

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The Hairless Mexican Summary

R. tells Ashenden over dinner that he has a job for him in Italy. When they return to Ashenden's hotel, the two talk freely about the job. After he has inspected the sitting room that Ashenden has reserved, R. tells Ashenden about the man with whom Ashenden will be working. The man, Manuel Carmona, is known as the Hairless Mexican. R. admits that he does not trust the Hairless Mexican and wants Ashenden to go along on the trip as supervisor. R. gives Ashenden a passport with the name Somerville to use during the trip. R. describes the man as one who would steal, cheat and lie, but would not deny a man something he needed or deserved. The Hairless Mexican once shot a man because he got between himself and the bar where he was drinking.

R. tells Ashenden that the Mexican...

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