The Brooklyn Follies - Pages 98 – 151 Summary & Analysis

Auster, Paul
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Nathan, Tom, and Harry are having dinner together at a restaurant, and they discuss the problems of the world. Harry then mentions an old idea he once had for an establishment called the Hotel Existence. When he was ten years old, World War Two was in progress, and he imagined a building called the Hotel Existence where he could bring war refugees to give them a safe new home. Harry says that the idea of the Hotel Existence later morphed into one of a hotel where he himself felt like he could fit in. The three men then idly discuss opening their own Hotel Existence. A few days later, Nathan becomes worried because he wrote a letter to Rachel the previous week and has not received a response. Nathan calls his ex-wife, Edith, on the phone to ask about Rachel. Edith, using harsh and...

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