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Earthly Powers Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 42-58 Summary

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Chapters 42-58 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 42

It is 1928. Hortense and Domenico's twins are growing up and changing into little people. Toomey and Hortense travel to London for Tommy's wedding. The people at the wedding discuss the newly popular The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall. There is a great deal of talk and many opinions contrast regarding the quality of the book versus the subject matter.

"The only defense you can raise in law is literary value, which they take wrongly, of course, to mean the same as moral value. You know, like Paradise Lost. It strikes me as wrong to present a book's good when it isn't." Chap. 42, p. 287

There are many famous people at the wedding. At the end, Tommy and others perform for the guests.

For the first time, Toomey decides to publish something controversial under his own name.

Chapter 43

It is 1929. Don Carlo is...

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