The man in the basement by Palle Adam Vilhelm baron Rosenkrantz

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Statementby Baron Palle Rosenkrantz.
LC ClassificationsPZ3.R726 Ma
The Physical Object
Pagination318 p.
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6990342M
LC Control Number07036227

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Over It is implied that the people in the basement are being kept alive only to be eaten, a limb at a time, as illustrated by the man on the bed whose legs have been burnt off. Before opening the door, the man says, "There's a reason this is locked" ().

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"I'm Blakey." "You have a stand-up basement, Mr. Blakey," the white man told me. "Say what?" "Teddy Odett down at Odett Realty said that you had a basement where a man could stand fully erect, one that has electricity and running water." "This house isn't for sale, mister." When a stranger named Anniston Bennet a wealthy white man offers him $50, to rent out the basement for the summer, Blakey considers the proposition because he needs the money.

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