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Circling the Sun - Chapters 53 -- 57 Summary & Analysis

Paula McLain
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In Chapter 53, Beryl travels to England alone. Mansfield joins her later. The baby, Gervase, is born with a missing anus and rectum. The baby survives the days before surgery and in Chapter 54, the day before his surgery Mansfield visits Beryl to tell her that he thinks it's best for the baby to recover in Swiftsden, near his mother. He says that he's not sure whether he's going back to Africa and expresses doubt about his decision to marry Beryl. After he leaves, Prince Harry comes by to see how she is. His visit sets of a new round of gossip.

Gervase's surgery takes place in Chapter 55 and he survives. Rumors swirl about Beryl's relationship with Prince Henry. Beryl won't refute them and her lack of action infuriates Mansfield. His family comes to an agreement with her in which they pay her enough for...

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