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Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders - Sunbird, Inventing Aladdin, and The Monarch of the Glen Summary & Analysis

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Sunbird, Inventing Aladdin, and The Monarch of the Glen Summary

In "Sunbird," the members of the Epicurean Club lament that they have eaten everything in the world there is to eat. Crawcrustle suggests that they hunt and eat the Sunbird of Suntown, Egypt. After the meeting, the various members of the Epicurean Club seek out Crawcrustle individually to ask him more about the trip. Augustus TwoFeathers McCoy finds him eating lightning bugs. Jackie Newhouse and Professor Mandalay find him eating hot charcoal, and Virginia Boote finds him gargling with flaming meths. Despite their suspicions that something is not quite right, they all agree to go to Egypt with him. When they reach Egypt they stay at Mustapha Stroheim's coffeehouse. They go out behind the house, where Crawcrustle lures the bird down. The bird flies down to the...

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