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Ode to Pablo Picasso

The housekeeper awoke us abruptly, entering the room at ten thirty on Friday morning. I didn’t hear any knocking beforehand. The flabbergasted chambermaid stood motionless by the bathroom as she gazed about, looking totally bug-eyed like a Looney Tunes character. … Continue reading

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The Audacious Escape from the Piombi

Now that our hero was living a bit more humanely in the Piombe, the clever Casanova masterminded his liberation from the so-called impenetrable jailhouse with the help of a monk who was incarcerated in a cell above him, with whom … Continue reading

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