Thursday, March 1, 2012

Day Sixty-One: "One of These Days" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez


A dentist pulls the abcessed wisdom tooth of a crooked town mayor without using anesthesia. There was pleasure gained by the dentist in the pain he was both delivering and relieving by removing the tooth this way and the reader understands exactly how this can happen.

Retribution is its own relief. For this short story that comes in under 1,000 words, there is much to be examined and considered. Nice!

Here is a link to the story:

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