The English Patient - Chapter 6, A Buried Plane Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6, A Buried Plane Summary

The English patient begins to talk more to Hana about his past, recalling a time in 1937 when he spoke to his friend Madox about the hollow in a woman's throat, receiving warnings to be careful. Caravaggio takes Hana aside and tells her about a man named Almasy who flew in the Afrika Corps and was a great desert explorer. Almasy also worked for the Germans during the war. This man was not English, but Hungarian. Caravaggio believes this is who the English patient is. Hana does not believe him because of the patient's extensive knowledge of flower beds in Gloucestershire. Caravaggio asks her to allow him to give the English patient a cocktail of morphine and alcohol in order to encourage him to talk. Hana does not approve, but Caravaggio does it anyway. By this point, Caravaggio...

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