Men in the Sun and Other Palestinian Stories - The Falcon Summary & Analysis

Ghassan Kanafani
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The Falcon Summary

The narrator works at the New Construction Company as an engineer, which is a different class than the guards, Jadaan and Mubarak. Jadaan does not bother remembering the engineers' names and calls them all Abdallah. The guards are Bedouins from the desert. Jadaan despises Mubarak, while Mubarak is ashamed around Jadaan. Mubarak asks Abdallah to write a complaint for him against Jadaan because Jadaan refuses to clean the bathrooms, though it is one of his responsibilities. He used to pay Abdallah's servant to do it, but now that the servant refuses, Jadaan offers to pay Mubarak to clean the bathrooms. Jadaan is there to sit, not to work. Mubarak, who believes that Jadaan fled from his people, shares the rumor that Jadaan falls in love with a red-haired woman while hunting gazelle by order of the sheikh. The woman falls in...

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