The English Patient - Chapter 7, In Situ Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7, In Situ Summary

In Westbury, England, in 1940, Kip is working with Lord Suffolk and his secretary, Miss Morden, learning how to dismantle bombs. Kip joined the British Army some time before and had seen a flyer on becoming a sapper. Kip decided to try and was surprised when he was accepted so quickly into the program. Not only was Kip accepted into the program, but Lord Suffolk and Miss Morden welcomed him into their unique family. Kip learned a great deal from these people, as much about friendship and Western ways as how to dismantle bombs. Kip tells Hana one night how he and another sapper were dismantling a bomb when several officers arrived. Kip assumed these officers were there to inform them of the location of another bomb, so Kip walked over to ask. Instead, these officers tell Kip that Lord...

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