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A Farewell to Arms Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 2, Chapter 23 Summary

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Book 2, Chapter 23 Summary

The night that Henry was to return to the front he sends a porter and fellow soldier to hold a seat for him on the train, so that he does not have to spend the evening waiting in order to get a seat on the train. He then goes to meet Catherine. They walk for a while, and then go into an armorer's shop to buy a gun for Henry. They decide to take a taxi to a hotel. They check into a hotel close to the train station, and at first, Catherine seems to be upset by the experience. She says that going to a hotel without any luggage makes her feel like a whore. They order a sumptuous meal, and after two bottles of wine, they are both feeling more cheerful. They imagine that the hotel is their home, and enjoy the garish...

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