Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Section 1 Abstract
* Basil Pascali is writing a report to the Sultan in Constantinople in July, 1908, about a small Greek island.
* He questions why his two hundred and fifty nine previous reports have not been acknowledged.
* Pascali believes his spy activities have been discovered and his death is imminent.
* Pascali spies a newcomer and follows and observes...
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