The Question and Answer section for A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Pelayo believed the fever was caused by the old man, a neighbor arrived and told her the old man was an angel, who'd come to take their child.
“He’s an angel,” she told them. “He must have been coming for the child, but the poor fellow is so old...
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The villagers were never kind. Initially the Old Man was a curiosity. People came to debate the existence of such a creature. He soon became an oddity to be gazed at and eventually mocked.