By Cara Black
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She re-counted. Eleven zodiac figures: the Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig. Weren’t there twelve zodiac signs? One was missing. The Dragon. There was no way she was going to carry these treasures on the Métro to her office. She had to stow them somewhere safe, until tomorrow. Somewhere no one would think to look. The moonlight suffused and softened the hard lines of the examining room. Surely they’d be safe here overnight. She could nip into the office early and tell Marie she’d forgotten something.
Its awning sheltered a stall displaying Brittany oysters on ice to passersby. She rushed to a taxi stand, anxious to get her errand over with. But Place de Clichy traffic was at a standstill. Klaxons honked and the Number 95 bus shot diesel exhaust at the Maréchal Moncey monument, commemorating peasants who defended Paris at the end of a Napoleonic campaign. She gave up on a taxi, left the busy Place fronted by cinemas and brasseries, and hurried through the narrow Clichy streets. ” More than in any other part of Paris, the architect Haussman had stamped his signature here in the last century.
Camille Claudel, sculptress, in a letter to Rodin. NOTE: The Clichy quarter referred to in this work is the area surrounding Place de Clichy, not the suburb. Contents PARIS Tuesday Late Afternoon Tuesday Tuesday Early Evening Tuesday Evening Wednesday Morning Wednesday Morning Wednesday Morning Wednesday Midday Wednesday Wednesday Early Evening Wednesday Night Wednesday Midnight Thursday Morning Thursday Afternoon Thursday Thursday Thursday Thursday Afternoon Thursday Thursday Afternoon Thursday Early Evening Friday Morning Friday Evening Friday Evening Friday Evening Friday Evening Late Friday Evening Saturday Morning Saturday Morning Saturday Saturday Afternoon Saturday Night Sunday Morning Monday MURDER in CLICHY PARIS NOVEMBER 1994 Tuesday IN THE STOREFRONT CAO Dai temple under the red lanterns, her foot asleep, pins and needles up and down her legs, Aimée Leduc struggled to keep her spine straight, thumb and pinky together, in the half-lotus position.