The Blue Afternoon: A Novel - Chapters Bad Blood, A Diet of Beef and Tea, On the Luneta, The House at San Teodoro, Dawn on the Pasig, and The Bridge at Santa Mesa Summary & Analysis

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Chapters Bad Blood, A Diet of Beef and Tea, On the Luneta, The House at San Teodoro, Dawn on the Pasig, and The Bridge at Santa Mesa Summary

In Chapter Bad Blood, the Chinese patient of Carriscant dies of septicemia. Carriscant muses on the nature of infection and sterile practice. On Pantaleon's urging, Carriscant visits his wife's uncle, Udo Leys, to arrange for the black market import of a special engine suitable for use on Pantaleon's aircraft. Pantaleon is afraid that if he openly imports the engine it will tip off his nebulous competition in their aircraft circles—he also will enjoy the engine duty-free. Carriscant, a fellow European, arranges this and meets a black market import/export...

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