Dark Places - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

Gillian Flynn
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As Chapter 1 opens, the main character, Libby Day, recounts how she had a difficult childhood because her brother slaughtered the rest of her family in an incident the press called the Prairie Massacre. Libby was only a young child when the crime occurred. Even before the murders, she had a difficult childhood because her family had money trouble and she felt like they didn’t care about her. As an adult, she suffers from severe depression and has trouble just getting out of bed.

However, Libby must get out of bed so she can see her accountant, Jim Jeffreys. She sees Jim about once a year to check on how her money is doing. She inherited a small fortune from sympathizers who read about what happened when she was a child. Jim tells Libby that she’s almost out of money and she needs...

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