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1181 2a. The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World A Tale for Children Gabriel Garcia Marques translated by Gregory Rabassa

1181 2a. As the village men carry the drowned man from the beach, what do they observe about his size and weight?

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"The men who carried him to the nearest house noticed that he weighed more than any dead man they had ever known, almost as much as a horse..."

"When they laid him on the floor they said he'd been taller than all other men because there was barely enough room for him in the house..."


The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World