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The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories - Baader-Meinhof Summary & Analysis

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Baader-Meinhof Summary and Analysis

Baader-Meinhof Summary

The first story in Part Three of this collection, "Baader-Meinhof," opens in an art museum. A young woman looking at paintings senses that someone else has entered the room. The paintings depict the deaths of Andreas Baader, Ulrike Gudrun and other members of the infamous German Baader-Meinhof terrorist gang of the 1970s. The newcomer in the room is a man, who strikes up a conversation with her about the paintings. She answers reluctantly, not looking at him. He says he knows she wants him to shut up and tells himself, "Shut up, Bob," but then adds that his name is not Bob. He displays little awareness of the paintings or the history behind them, and wants to know why she is there. She says this is the third straight day she has come to the museum, but will reveal...

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