No One Writes to the Colonel and Other Stories - No One Writes to the Colonel, Part 3 Summary & Analysis

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Pages 34 – 54 On a rainy Friday, the colonel stops in at Sabas’ house on his way to check the mail, and learns that Sabas thinks the colonel could get 900 pesos for the rooster. Excited by the possibility, the colonel goes to collect his mail, but the postmaster again tells him there is none. When the colonel tells him the mail was supposed to come that day “for sure,” the postman says that “the only thing that comes for sure is death.”

Back at home, the colonel notices that his wife is preoccupied: she tells him she hasn’t yet paid a call on the family of the dead man (Part 1), and later that night, goes out to do just that. While she’s there, the colonel goes walking through the town, eventually arriving home convinced that she got back...

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