A Coffin for Dimitrios - Chapter 10, The Eight Angels Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10, The Eight Angels Summary

Latimer arrives in Paris and goes to look at the address Peters gave him, though Peters said the house belongs to someone else. Number 3, Impasse des Huit Anges is a run-down house in an empty, dead-end court. Only one of the apartments is occupied, in the name of Caille. Latimer, having learned nothing, sends a postcard to the address, as Peters has asked.

While waiting for news, Latimer reads articles about the Paris drug gang that was broken up in 1931. The newspaper reports arrests of six men and a woman, without mentioning the information sent anonymously from Dimitrios. A companion article talks about drugs, mentioning that both morphine and heroin are opiates, describing the symptoms of drug-taking, and giving superficial information about the drug trade. The sentences were short, one to three months plus fines. The information...

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