By Ephraim Kishon
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Wer war dieser Mann? Weißt du’s? Ich auch nicht. Ich möchte mir keine überflüssigen Feinde machen. Aber ich konnte beim besten Willen nicht alle einladen, die eingeladen sein wollten. « Er steckt mir eine gehämmerte Karte zu, deren goldgeprägter Text lautete: PERSÖNLICHE EINLADUNG NR. 29, SERIE B. ABENDANZUG. « raunte er mir zu und preßte die Hand gegen sein vermutlich wildpochendes Herz. Er zitterte am ganzen Körper. Ich zündete die Karte an allen vier Ecken an und streute die 36 Asche in den Wind.
Ihr Lachen klang beinahe menschlich. Stumm und drohend ragte der Berg in die Nacht. In einem der größeren Zelte saß eine schweigende Gruppe von Männern in farbigen Burnussen. Sie regten sich kaum. Ihre Augen zwinkerten durch das Zwielicht. Die Weiber saßen in einer Ecke und trockneten sich mit öligen Lappen den Schweiß von den Gesichtern. Einer der Männer, eine hohe, bärtige Erscheinung, nahm das 42 Wort: »Jochanan gibt«, sagte er. « Dr. Salomon hob ab, und der untersetzte, kraushaarige Jochanan begann zu geben.
Arche Noah, Touristenklasse. Satiren aus Israel. by Ephraim Kishon