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The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway - "The Denunciation" Summary & Analysis

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"The Denunciation" Summary

Edwin Henry, called Enrique in Spanish, goes to his favorite restaurant, Chicote's. At the restaurant, Edwin meets John, an old friend from Greece who has recently been wounded in an air attack. Also at the restaurant is Luis Delgado. Edwin, who is a loyalist, met Luis many years ago and knows that he is a fascist. Luis is wearing a loyalist uniform, and Edwin believes that he is a fascist spy trying to infiltrate a loyalist stronghold. Edwin tells the waiter that Luis is a fascist. He also gives the waiter the telephone number of the government security office. The waiter calls the number to denounce Luis Delgado. The security forces arrive and arrest Luis. Edwin calls his friend, Pepe, in the government security office, and asks him to tell Luis that he, Edwin, denounced him instead of the...

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