A clean well lighted place brief summary
He is deaf and likes when the night grows still. One waiter tells the other that the old man tried to kill himself because he was in despair. The waiters look at the empty tables and the old man, who sits in the shadow of a tree. They see a couple walk by, a soldier with a girl. Preparing to close, two waiters speak to themselves about the elderly gentleman, one telling the other that the man attempted suicide the week before.
Apparently, the old man attempted to hang himself the previous week, but was stopped mid-suicide by his niece. The older waiter and younger waiter debate the possible cause.Meanwhile, a soldier walks by with a young woman, presumably out beyond curfew. SummaryLate in the early morning hours, in a Spanish cafe, an old man drinks brandy. They discuss the fact that he tried to commit suicide the week before, but that it could not have been over anything important because he had plenty of money.The old man asks for another brandy and one of the waiters brings it to him.
The two waiters discuss their customer further, saying his niece found him hanging himself and cut him down to save his soul, and that without a wife he must be lonely.One of the waiters is younger than his colleague is, and expresses impatience to cloBetter Together. Never miss a trending story with yahoo.comas your homepage. Every new tab displays beautiful Flickr photos and your most recently visited sites. Sorry, your browser is not supported.
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