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Sad Giraffe Café

List of Contents

Acrobats / 11
Spartans / 12
Rules of Conduct / 13
Ancestor Worship / 15
Son of the Soil / 16
Religion / 17
History Lesson / 18
The King's Head / 19
Hermes Unrecognised / 20
Chagall's Horses / 21
Riscle / 22
Restless Geography / 23
On Being Cool / 24
In the Warehouse of Broken Dreams / 26
House / 27
The Writer Shoots Up the Past / 29
Rules ' Weather / 30
Departure, Ioannina, 1942 / 31
More About Salt / 32
Lone Rider / 33
Stalingrad / 34
Insurance / 35
Dismal Days / 36
France / 37
Alice's Game / 38
Strange Encounter / 39
Alice Alone / 40
Wolf Story / 41
Vagrant / 42
More of Everything / 43
The Singers / 44
The Strange Bird / 45
Arrival / 46
Dusk / 47
Alice, Her Thoughts / 48
Loss / 49
The Past, Again / 50
Spy / 51
Strange Rain / 52
September Night / 53
Every Stolen Object / 54
No Love for the Enemy / 55
The Face / 56
Unclean / 58
River Jazz / 59
Catastrophe ' Pestilence / 60
Theseus' Secret Shame / 61
Dogs / 62
All These Ithacas / 64
Swamp / 65
More on Categories / 66
The Road Not Taken / 67
Piano Bar / 68
Wrath of God / 69
The Aerialist / 70
Dog Breath / 71
Another Generalisation / 72
Nil by Mouth / 73
Begur / 74
Translation / 75
Ballad of the Sad Giraffe Café / 76

Biographical Note / 77