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Where the Air Is Clear Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1, Section 3, "Squeezed into the pajamas of a thinner time..." Summary

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Part 1, Section 3, "Squeezed into the pajamas of a thinner time..." Summary

The morning after the party, Bobo begins cleaning up after his guests. Elsewhere in the city, most of the characters sleep late or lay in bed, except for the aristocratic heiress Pimple and the banker Robles.

In his high glass office tower, Robles reflects that he no longer has to walk in the "flea circus" on the street nor smell the sweat of all the 'necessary nobodies" laboring there. With his unceasing efforts to make himself someone important, he's earned to right to elevate himself above these bankrupt nonentities forever, he muses. Meanwhile his exquisitely beautiful wife Norma lies in the sun purposelessly and inert. Her main worry is how to get more admiration and attention.

Zamacona, also a writer, begins his...

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