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Sexing the Cherry - 1990 Summary & Analysis

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1990 Summary

In Paintings 3, "Mr. Rose, the Royal Gardener, presents the pineapple to Charles the Second", Mr. Rose is on one knee and the king is accepting the pineapple. Soon after seeing this painting, Nicolas Jordan decides go join the Navy. He makes model boats on the weekend. This coincides with two other things. The second is "The Observer's Book of Ships", which he buys in a second-hand shop. He models boats after the pictures in the boat. One day, a man notices his boats. The man says he has been everywhere but feels he has missed it, and he always loses it just as he is on the brink of making sense of it. The third thing is "The Boys' Book of Heroes", and Nicolas wants to be a hero. He goes to the Navy recruitment office to see the sophisticated equipment he will be using...

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