The Basic Kafka - A Fratricide, The Next Village, and The Bucket Rider Summary & Analysis

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A Fratricide, The Next Village, and The Bucket Rider Summary

Schmar, the murderer, takes up his post near the place where the victim, Wese, walks near his office. Schmar carries a weapon, half a bayonet and half a kitchen knife, which he holds in his hand at the ready. Pallas, a private citizen, watches what unfolds without intervening. Mrs. Wese opens her door to listen for her husband, but shuts it when she hears the bell over his office signify he is walking home. Schmar stabs Wese, telling him he will never see Julia again. Pallas cries out to Schmar that he saw it all. Mrs. Wese comes and collapses on her husband. Schmar is led away by police.

(The Next Village) The narrator's grandfather used to say that life is so short that even riding to the next building may...

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