Collected Stories - One Day after Saturday Summary & Analysis

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One Day after Saturday Summary

Rebecca becomes alarmed when she discovers that most of her screens are torn and she goes to make a complaint to the mayor about local juvenile delinquents. The mayor corrects her, saying it is not the local boys but the birds that have done the damage. The mayor says the whole town has been experiencing the torn screens and birds for several days. When the 94-year-old parish priest Anthony Isabel also finds dead birds in the sacristy, he curses cats for killing the birds, then finds a third dead bird on Friday near the bench where he likes to sit, near the train station. Father Isabel, who has astonished the town on three occasions by reporting that he has seen the devil, begins to wonder whether the dead birds are connected to a nauseating stench that permeates...

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