Book II, Chapter 16 Summary and Analysis
Edna: Bill’s friend from Biarritz who parties in Pamplona
Marcial Lalanda: a fading bullfighter
Don Manuel Orquito: the fireworks king
Raphael: bullfight critic with Romero
Algabeno: bullfighter hurt in Madrid
The next morning rain and fog drive the fiesta inside. When Jake goes to his room, Montoya comes to see him. He tells Jake that the American ambassador has sent for Romero and Lalanda to join him for coffee. Montoya expresses concern that, although this action would be good for Lalanda, attention may spoil Romero. Jake suggests Montoya does not give him the message.
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