Middlesex - Book 3, The Mediterranean Diet Summary & Analysis

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Book 3, The Mediterranean Diet Summary

Desdemona resents being left behind by her husband when he passed away. Desdemona's depression and refusal to leave her bedroom worries the rest of the family but everyone thinks the phase will pass. However, Desdemona stays in bed and has numerous doctors visit her, each giving her a clean bill of health, which is not what she wants to hear and she asks Cal to pray for her to die.

Cal interrupts his story to give an update on his relationship with Julie. While in Pomerania, they have a great time and become very close, using "we" to refer to when they moved there and bought a villa by the sea. After returning from their trip, Cal knows that the next step in their relationship will be his and it terrifies him. Cal imagines the usual reactions - shock, disbelief then...

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