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Fatso by Etgar Keret

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Monogamy takes a bizarre vacation when the narrator's pretty girlfriend morphs, every night, into a hairy, beer-guzzling macho soccer fanatic who takes her lover to steak restaurants and sleazy bars — an experience as unexpectedly delightful to him as the fact that he has his girlfriend back by morning.

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"Fatso" by Etgar Keret.  Translated by Miriam Shlesinger.  Copyright © by Etgar Keret.  First published in LA Weekly, May 30-June 5 2003.  Used by permission of Writers House LLC.


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