Ada; or, Ardor: A Family Chronicle - Book Two, Chapters 1-4 Summary & Analysis

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Book Two, Chapters 1-4 Summary

When Van arrives at the Goodson Airport, his father is waiting for him along with a letter from Ada delivered by detective James Jones. Van and Demon are flying to Paris together. When Van does not respond to Ada's letter, Jones delivers a second one in Paris, which he also refuses to answer. A third is delivered at Chose. Two more are delivered in the next two years followed by another. Ada says that neither Rack nor Percy were technically lovers. She begs him to write to her. She explains her relationship with both Rack and Percy and that Percy had Blanche's sister as a witness to her affair with Van.

Van keeps these letters in a Swiss bank vault and does not retrieve them until 1940. He never responds to her until after the seventh letter in 1892.

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