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Corelli's Mandolin - Chapters 66-70 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 66-70 Summary

Chapter 66 is entitled "Rescue." The international response to the earthquake disaster in Greece is strong. The British and Americans send construction and engineering help to rebuild. The Italians send firemen. On Cephallonia, Velisarios emerges as a local leader, organizing the rebuilding of the village and encouraging everyone to help. An Italian fireman who is part of the rescue effort comes to the island, which continues to be rocked by aftershocks. The fireman is standing outside the fallen house of the doctor when one of these aftershocks hits. Briefly, the earth opens up and he sees the exposed bones of Carlo in his grave. The earth closes up again, burying the remains.

"Pelagia's Lament" is the title of Chapter 67. It is a short chapter in Pelagia's voice, lamenting the loss of her father and the loss of Corelli.

Chapter 68 is called "The Resurrection of the History...

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