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Autumn: A Novel - Pages 53 – 102 Summary & Analysis

Ali Smith
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(untitled chapter) Elisabeth heads to visit her mother, Wendy, in the new village where she lives. It has been a week since the Brexit vote. Wendy reveals the village is divided: one half is not speaking to the other half. A house has been spray painted with the words GO HOME. Wendy has tacked up an old 1962 survey map, and has been marking changes to the area with a red Sharpie marker – such as erosion on the beach and where a new fence has gone up. She and Elisabeth go for a walk to see the mysterious new barbed wire fence. Wendy is amazed Daniel is still alive. She also reveals she is tired of the anger, the vitriol, the meanness, and the selfishness of people, and how simple things are being made spectacular in the news. Elisabeth realizes she is already tired...

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