By Gregory Mcdonald
Fletch’s journey to Brazil wasn’t precisely deliberate. yet it’s Carnival time in Rio and he has lots of cash, due to a bit association made stateside. And it took him no time to connect with the luscious Laura Soares. Fletch is commencing to sit back, only a little.
But among the yankee widow who appears following Fletch and the Brazilian widow who’s fingered Fletch as her long-dead husband, he without warning doesn’t have a lot time to benefit from the current or perhaps get a wink of sleep.
A thirty-year-old unsolved homicide, a newer suicide, an inconvenient middle attack–somehow Fletch is hooked up to them all and a type of connections may perhaps simply shorten his personal existence. From Rio to Bahia and again back, on the peak of Carnival, Fletch has to maintain relocating or get stopped chilly.
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The pin off my dress? There wasn’t even a tear in my dress. ” she said. “Everything except my clothes. ” “Everything. I haven’t a thing. ” “I went downstairs to the hotel manager immediately. The assistant manager, that time of night. He came to the room with me, clucked and hissed and t’ched like a barnyard, figured the thieves must have come in over the balcony, scolded me for leaving the balcony door unlocked—Good heavens, I’m on the ninth floor. ” “I spent hours with him in his office. He said I should have left all my valuables in the hotel safe.
She rolled more onto her back and held one leg, one arm in the air. ” He laughed. ” “Come, come, Janio. ” “Janio’s potassium. Your potassium. ” “Come, come, my Janio. It is ripe. I see that it is ripe. I will peel it with my teeth. ” He regretted kneeling on the floor in his long white trousers to look under the bed for his shoe. She came into the room and stopped. In the bathroom she had bathed and done her hair and also dressed in white slacks and an open white shirt. ” Sitting back on his haunches, he showed her the small carved stone he found under the bed.
I don’t think so. ” The two women were talking quietly. “Give her some money,” the doorman said. ” The hag was speaking rapidly now, to Laura. The old woman kept glancing at Fletch. She was fairly tall and fairly slim, and clearly she could move fast to have gotten to the hotel before them, to have caught them. The leanness of her hands made her fingers seem all the more misshapen. Her brown eyes were huge, clear and intense; her face more wrinkled than drying, caked earth. Thin, iron-gray hair fell from her head like photographed lightning.