By John Cheever
Blameless, outdated, self-aware, Cheever's everyone is summoned by means of unusual and inconceivable occasions to think about the values they've been taught to trust...decency, logic, nostalgia, even fact. surprised via those encounters, they however live to tell the tale.
A tired poet unearths peace in his center as he lays his Lermontov medal on the foot of the sacred angel; a filthy rich suburbanite contemplates his quandary whilst his spouse joins the forged of a nude convey; a guileless and romantic good digger, fearful for a bride, visits Russia, falls in love and returns domestic "singing the unreality blues"; and a miserably married guy fantasizes a stunning lover who involves him for power, love and advice whereas he has a tendency the charcoal grill within the backyard.
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