George R. R. Martin – The Pear-Shaped Man Audiobook
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The Pear-shaped Man lives beneath the stairs. His shoulders are slim as well as stooped, yet his buttocks are impressively large. Or maybe it is just the apparel he wears; no person has actually ever admitted to seeing him naked, as well as no person has ever admitted to intending to. His pants are brownish polyester double knits, with wide cuffs and also a shiny seat; they are constantly droopy, and they have big, deep, saggy pockets so packed with oddments and also bric-a-brac that they protrude against his sides. He wears his trousers very high, raised over the swell of his belly, and also cinches them in position around his upper body with a narrow brown natural leather belt. He uses them so high that his sagging socks prove, as well as frequently an inch or 2 of pasty white skin too.
His t-shirts are constantly short-sleeved, frequently white or pale blue, and also his breast pocket is always full of Bic pens, the economical disposable kind that write with blue ink. He has shed the caps or threw them out, because his tee shirts are all stained and also splotched around the breast pockets. George R. R. Martin – The Pear-Shaped Man Audiobook Online. His head is a second pear established atop the very first; he has a double chin and also wide, complete, fleshy cheeks, as well as the top of his head seems to come practically to a point. His nose is wide and flat, with large, oily pores; his eyes are little as well as pale, set close together. His hair is slim, dark, limp, flaky with dandruff; it never looks cleaned, and also there are those who say that he suffices himself with a bowl as well as a dull knife. He has a smell, as well, the Pear-shaped Man; it is a sweet odor, a sour scent, an abundant odor, compounded of old butter and also rancid meat and vegetables deteriorating in the trash bin. His voice, when he speaks, is high and also slim as well as squeaky; it would certainly be an amusing little voice, originating from such a large, awful guy, however there is something scary concerning it, and also something much more chilling concerning his tight, small smile. He never shows any teeth when he grins, but his lips are broad as well as wet.
Naturally you know him. Every person knows a Pear-shaped Guy. Jessie satisfied hers on her very first day in the neighborhood, while she and Angela were moving into the vacant apartment on the very first flooring. Angela and also her sweetheart, Donald the trainee diminish, had actually carried the couch inside and also inadvertently knocked away the block that had actually been holding open the door to the structure. Meanwhile Jessie had actually gotten the reclining chair out of the U-Haul all by herself and also thumped it up the actions, just to discover the door locked when she backed right into it, the reclining chair in her arms. She was warm and aching and irritable as well as all set to howl with stress.
And after that the Pear-shaped Guy arised from his cellar home under the steps, climbed onto the
walkway at the foot of the stoop, and also searched for at her with those little, light, watery eyes of his. He
made no transfer to help her with her chair. He did not greet or provide to allow her right into the building. He only
blinked and grinned a tight, damp smile that showed none of his teeth and claimed in a voice as squeaky and
grating as nails on a chalkboard, “Ahhhh. There she is.” After that he turned as well as left. When he
strolled he swayed a little back and forth. Jessie released the recliner chair; it bumped down two actions and also
passed on. She all of a sudden felt chilly, regardless of the sweltering July warm. She viewed the Pear-shaped Guy
depart. That was her first sight of him. She went within and told Donald and also Angela about him, however they
were not much pleased. “Into every lady’s life a Pear-shaped Male need to drop,” Angela claimed, with the
cynicism of the veteran city girl. “I wager I satisfied him on a blind date as soon as.”
Donald, who really did not cope with them yet invested numerous nights with Angela that occasionally it appeared as
though he did, had an extra immediate concern. The Pear-Shaped Man Audiobook Free. “Where do you want this recliner chair?” he needed to know.
Later they had a few beers, and Rick as well as Molly and also the Heathersons came to help them warm the
apartment or condo, and also Rick used to present for her (wink wink, push nudge) when Molly wasn’t there to hear,
and Donald consumed way too much and went to sleep on the sofa, as well as the Heathersons had a fight that finished
with Geoff storming out as well as Lureen weeping; it was a night like any other evening, to put it simply, as well as Jessie
forgot everything about the Pear-shaped Guy.