Last Exit to Brooklyn - Part V. The Strike. Summary & Analysis

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Part V. The Strike. Summary

Harry Black is watching is son in the bath. Intrigued by his body, he reaches over and plays with his son's penis. It is not until his wife Mary walks in, that he pulls away. Her presence angers Harry who silently calls her a ball breaker. Mary puts his bad mood down to the forthcoming strike at Harry's work. However in reality Harry cannot stand her. He hates her touching him and after they have sex that night, he cries himself to sleep before dreaming about Harpies attacking him.

Harry goes to work in a steel factory. His routine is simple. He works for half an hour at his lathe before doing his rounds as a union member, reminding people to pay their membership and telling them not to work too hard. The supervisors and management hate Harry, but they know...

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