How did the writer finally take revenge on the lady guest in "The Luncheon"?

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A struggling young writer in Paris has invited a woman out to luncheon. She had written him some fan mail about a book he'd written and he was rather flattered by it. So flattered, in fact, that he made the fateful decision to treat the lady to a spot of lunch.

Unfortunately, what had promised to be a stimulating dinner date quickly turns into an absolute nightmare for the poverty-stricken scribbler. His guest...

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