A Monster Calls - Pages 136-158 Summary & Analysis

Patrick Ness
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In “No Tale,” Grandma leaves Conor home alone while she returns to the hospital. Conor waits for 12:07 to arrive, and the Monster appears. Conor asks if the Monster is going to heal his mother; the Monster only replies that if she can be healed, the yew tree will do it. The Monster sits down and asks if Conor understands why he has come; Conor feels it must be to heal Mum, but the Monster does not openly confirm. He promises that the next time he comes, they will finish the stories. Conor’s “true nightmare” arrives: he feels the mist, his mother’s hands, and the terrible terror. Conor screams that the nightmare is not his truth. Conor asks the Monster to heal, and the monster says he will before he vanishes.

In “I No Longer See You,” Conor is forced to go...

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