Among Others - Pages 13 through 40 Summary & Analysis

Jo Walton
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Pages 13 through 40 Summary

The narrator is a ten-year-old girl named Morwenna. Her twin sister, Mor, is also ten. It's 1975. There is a legendary "Phurnacite" factory in the town of Abercwmboi, which has apparently ruined the surrounding area with a foul smell and a blight which has killed trees and vegetation. At the start of the novel, Mor and Morwenna have traveled to this factory for the first time alone. They've traveled there at the advice of "faeries" to cast magical flowers into a pool at the heart of the factory. The girls have been assured the flowers would kill the evil factory. They throw the flowers in the pond and nothing happens. But the headline in the newspaper the next day informs them that the Phurnacite factory is closing its doors. So the magic did work. Morwenna steps outside the story to inform the...

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