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By Gabriel García Márquez

A guy returns to town the place a baffling homicide came about 27 years previous, made up our minds to resolve the tale. simply hours after marrying the gorgeous Angela Vicario, everybody is of the same opinion, Bayardo San Roman again his bride in shame to her mom and dad. Her distraught relatives pressured her to call her first lover; and her dual brothers introduced their purpose to homicide Santiago Nasar for dishonoring their sister.
Yet if each person knew the homicide was once going to occur, why did not anyone interfere to prevent it? The extra that's discovered, the fewer is known, and because the tale races to its inexplicable end, a whole society--not only a pair of murderers—is wear trial.

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That's the way it always was: Plácida Linero would wake up at seven, have her coffee, and come down to give instructions for lunch. Cristo Bedoya looked at the clock: it was six fifty-six. Then he climbed up to the second floor to make sure that Santiago Nasar hadn't come in. The bedroom was locked from the inside, because Santiago Nasar had gone out through his mother's bedroom. Cristo Bedoya not only knew the house as well as his own, but was so much at home with the family that he pushed open the door to Plácida Linero's bedroom and went from there into the adjoining one.

My sister Margot, who also visited her during the first years, told me she had bought a solid house with a large courtyard with cross ventilation, the only problem being that on nights of high tide the toilets would back up and fish would appear flopping about in the bedrooms at dawn. Everyone who saw her during that time agreed that she was absorbed and skilled at her embroidery machine, and that by her industry she had managed to forget. Much later, during an uncertain period when I was trying to understand something of myself by selling encyclopedias and medical books in the towns of Guajira, by chance I got as far as that Indian death village.

Everybody heard his cry of pain. " Pedro Vicario pulled out his knife with his slaughterer's iron wrist and dealt him a second thrust almost in the same place. "The strange thing is that the knife kept coming out clean," Pedro Vicario declared to the investigator. " Santiago Nasar twisted after the third stab, his arms crossed over his stomach, let out the moan of a calf, and tried to turn his back to them. Pablo Vicario, who was on his left, then gave him the only stab in the back and a spurt of blood under high pressure soaked his shirt.

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