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Ficciones Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part Two, Artifices, Death and the Compass Summary

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Part Two, Artifices, Death and the Compass Summary

Erik Lonnrot is investigating a triple set of murders. The first is the murder of a Jewish rabbi in an infamous hotel where a man near a room where a man of some repute once stayed with a great number of jewels. When the rabbi is found stabbed to death in his room, the police believe it is the result of a robber who got the wrong hotel room. Lonnrot does not agree, however, once he sees a paper on which someone has written the words, the first letter of the Name has been spoken. Lonnrot believes this man's death is the result of something he said that offended a group of religious people who believe a specific name for God should not be spoken aloud. Lonnrot's ideas appear to be proven when a second...

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