Appointment in Samarra - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8 Summary

Julian's secretary has gone home to lunch, and Julian sits looking at his 1930 income and losses. Included in these figures are a cash advance he made to himself earlier in the year, notes due at the bank, and cash he needs for payroll. Two thousand dollars would be enough to carry him until the auto show early in the New Year, but he characteristically decides he needs $5,000. He does not know where he will get it. Last summer, when Julian needed $10,000, he borrowed $20,000 from Harry.

Julian reflects on how much Harry has changed since last summer. He cannot imagine asking Harry for help now, but he finally admits to himself that Harry is not the one who has changed. Julian's feelings toward Harry changed as soon as he felt beholden to him.

Next, Julian upsets himself by imagining Caroline having sex with anyone...

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