Fingersmith - Part 2, Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

Sarah Waters
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Part 2, Chapter 9 Summary

The next morning, when she goes to her uncle's library at the appointed time, Maud is sent away by her uncle because he and Richard are working with the engravings. She learns that Mr. Hawtrey and Mr. Huss are leaving, but that Richard is staying on. Hawtrey compares her to Galatea, a nymph sculpted in marble. Richard reveals that he has been hired by Mr. Lilly to do the work of organizing and mounting the engravings.

Maud admits her fear of escaping Briar, and notes that it is impossible for her to speak with Richard about his plan. Richard introduces the idea of teaching Maud to paint in order to break the boredom of her days, now that he is spending so much time with her uncle and his pictures. Her uncle agrees, and the lessons begin, with Agnes near at...

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