By Drago Jancar
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Christopher Marlowe Cobb ("Kit" ), the swashbuckling early 20th-century American newspaper struggle correspondent, travels to Mexico in April and will of 1914, in the course of that country's civil struggle and the yankee invasion of Vera Cruz.
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Num país indeterminado decorre, com toda a normalidade, um processo eleitoral. No ultimate do dia, contados os votos, verifica-se que na capital cerca de 70% dos eleitores votaram branco. Repetidas as eleições no domingo seguinte, o número de votos brancos ultrapassa os 80%. Receoso e desconfiado, o governo, em vez de se interrogar sobre os motivos que terão os eleitores para votar branco, come to a decision desencadear uma vasta operação policial para descobrir qual o foco infeccioso que está a minar a sua base política e eliminá-lo.
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Ahmel, did you hear me? I’m telling you, it’s healthy. Really healthy. ” I watch them wrestle. I watch them there, taking up all the space on my bed, each touching Teddy-Honey’s fur. I watch them there, with their dicks so hard they’re about to explode, drooling, their eyes nowhere. I watch them there, moaning “Jamy,” moaning “Tania,” as they touch their hard dicks. And all I can do is watch. I’m in the corner. Lost. If Henry hadn’t made that speech I would, like other times, want to touch Teddy-Honey with my hard-on, with my pants bulging, drooling, just like they are.
We hardly noticed the hours passing as we chatted. They invited 49 CUBA IN SPLINTERS me to stay for lunch, and to have a few drinks. We drank too much. Once we were drunk we decided to mess around together, and it went badly. Very badly. Vomit, aspirin, boleros, tears and tangos. The three of us intertwined, naked, enclosed in an apartment. None of us can remember, or care to remember, why we had been crying. Maybe it had been for our friends who had recently left, or because we wanted to cut into that reality.
Tranquility. Nothing but tranquility on this soft carpet that isn’t a call from Orlando or Henry. But they call. And my legs tremble. To face the day. To face life, far, so far away, too far away from that endless grass carpet. Orlando and Henry speak almost at the same time. I give each one a chance. 56 ELEVEN STORIES FROM THE NEW CUBA I tell them not to worry if I don’t respond. I always try to explain that my phone is new and I can speak with both of them at the same time. ” I don’t respond.
Best European Fiction 2014 by Drago Jancar