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Cloud Atlas Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 10, "The Letters from Zedelgheim" Summary

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Chapter 10, "The Letters from Zedelgheim" Summary

In the second "Letters from Zedelgheim chapter, Frobisher is well embedded into the Ayrs household. He is assisting the maestro regularly with his work, bedding Ayrs' wife, and systematically selling off the Chateau's library. At the beginning of the second set of letters, Ayrs has taken ill, and Frobisher has time to work on his own music.

In his free time, he arranges for his acquaintance, Morty Dhondt, to drive him to the nearby World War I allied cemetery. He is searching for his brother, Adrian's grave, but it isn't there. The outing leaves Frobisher discouraged and depressed. He discusses the inevitability of war with Dhondt.

When Ayrs is able to work again, he "borrows" a refrain from Frobisher's "Cloud Atlas." Frobisher is upset at the plagiarism, but Ayrs is...

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