Body Work (V.I. Warshawski Novel) by Sara Paretsky

Body Work (V.I. Warshawski Novel) by Sara Paretsky

By Sara Paretsky

The very last thing V.I. Warshawski used to be waiting for whilst she confirmed up at Chicago's membership Gouge was once that she'd finally end up cradling a demise functionality artist in an alley. A PTSD-stricken soldier is presumed responsible of the homicide, yet it is as much as V.I. to determine what types of shady actions are relatively occurring at membership Gouge...

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In a way, that was unfair. It was really Jake Thibaut who first took me to Club Gouge, right after Thanksgiving. Jake’s a bass player who moved into my building last spring; we’ve been dating for a few months now. He plays with a contemporary chamber group, as well as the early-music group High Plainsong. Trish Walsh, a friend of his from High Plainsong, was doing a strange blend of medieval music with heavy metal lyrics, accompanying herself on electric hurdy-gurdy and lute. When Trish Walsh, singing as the Raving Renaissance Raven, got a gig at Club Gouge, Jake put together a party to hear her.

I don’t think so. Controversy brings people to the club, and the Artist knows it. She also knows how to look after herself. I’ve got a live show coming on in two minutes. ” The girders to the Lake Street L, and all the similar SUVs streaming in and out of the club’s parking lot, made it hard to keep an eye on the RAV4. I finally gave in to Jake’s plea that we get to the restaurant. 3 Brush Attack The next Monday at breakfast, I was startled to see my name jump off the Herald-Star’s “Around Town” page, in a small paragraph about the Body Artist and Club Gouge.

Lotty and Max flew to Morocco over Christmas; Petra went skiing in Utah with her mother and sisters. Even Mr. Contreras left, although it was only to drive to Hoffman Estates, near O’Hare, where he spent a few days with his unhappy daughter and her two sons. I didn’t like the feeling of isolation, home alone in Chicago. I put the dogs in a kennel and flew down to Mexico City for a week of art, music, and warmth. The return to Chicago the day after New Year’s felt in some ways like the descent to the Underworld.

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