Empire of the Sun - Chapter 36-39 Summary & Analysis

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Jim walks through the camp, seeing remnants left behind by prisoners. He comes across a pile of bodies in the former hospital. When he looks out to the land outside the camp, Jim sees many scavengers, braving the lawless no-man’s land in search of the canisters. He also sees another dead Japanese airman floating in the canal. Bothered by that sight, Jim decides to stay within the relative safety of the camp.

One day, a truck arrives driven by more former Lunghua British prisoners with their Chinese families. They had ventured into Shanghai, but finding it too hostile, returned to Lunghua. They try to get in to the camp, but Price refuses them entry. Somehow a deal is struck and the truck is let in. The addition of these new people further convinces Jim the camp will become his home again and he sets...

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