The Shoemaker's Wife - Chapter 18: A Champagne Flute Summary & Analysis

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Caruso proves to be a warm and sensitive person who impresses Enza with his outgoing affection and concern for her welfare. Although Caruso is getting fat, Enza tells him she can make costumes for him that will make him appear slimmer. He confesses that he can’t stay on his doctor’s diet of lettuce and hot tea. The opera singer prefers potatoes and pasta with butter and spices. He tells Enza that he’d like her to cook for himself and the cast, a challenge she reluctantly accepts although there is nowhere for her to cook at her rooming house and nowhere at the Knickerbocker Hotel where Caruso is staying.

Enza measures Caruso to make him a smock for the upcoming production of Tosca. She will modify his costume from the last opera in an effort to make him appear...

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