In the vicinity of Noisy-sur-Ecole, M. Louis deLilliole, 70, dropped dead of
sunstroke. Quickly his dog Fido ate his head.
Because an automobile ran over his dog, a peasant from Dardilly, Rhone, shot at
another automobile. He got a year in jail, suspended.
Frachet, of Lyon, who had been bitten by a pug but had apparently recovered,
tried to bite his wife and died rabid.
Novels in Three Lines is one of the many, many excellent titles reissued in the New York Review Books classics series.