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Circling the Sun - Chapters 13 -- 16 Summary & Analysis

Paula McLain
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Beryl marries Jock in Chapter 13 even though she's not in love with him. She tries to convince herself that she's made a good decision by listening to Dos who says that Jock can take care of her and is good looking. She hangs on to the idea that he is strong and will make their farm successful. On the first night of their marriage, they try to make love, but Beryl laughs and ruins the mood. She's still a virgin when they go on their honeymoon.

The couple goes to Bombay, India for their honeymoon. Jock's family lives there and she meets them in Chapter 14. By the time they arrive she is no longer a virgin, but the act of lovemaking disappoints her as does the whole trip. She feels as if Jock's mother doesn't like her and doesn't feel connected to Jock...

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