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1Q84 Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1, Chapter 10, Tengo Summary

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Part 1, Chapter 10, Tengo Summary

As they ride and transfer trains, Fuka-Eri holds Tengo's hand, though there is no romance in the act. Tengo senses that she is trying to communicate or discover something about him wordlessly. They get off at the Futamatao Station and take a taxi to a large, old home. There he meets the Professor, and elderly and physically unimpressive man. His name is Ebisuno, which means "field of savages".

The Professor asks Tengo about Komatsu's scheme, and Tengo explains his ethical misgivings. The Professor consents that Tengo is honest, and approves of the rewriting. The Professor is also Fuka-Eri's caregiver, and he tells Tengo how Fuka-Eri came to live with him. Her father, Tamotsu Fukada, was an old friend of the Professor's and they taught at university together. They left the academic world over violent left-right clashes at the end of the 1960s, distrusting...

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