The Pearl

why does the pearl buyer turn kino away

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The dealer told Kino;

"You have heard of fool's gold," the dealer said. "This pearl is like fool's gold. It is too large. Who would buy it? There is no market for such things. It is a curiosity only. I am sorry. You thought it was a thing of value, and it is only a curiosity."


The Pearl/ Chapter 4