The Fixer - Chapter 5, Part 1 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5, Part 1 Summary

Yakov suffers in prison while the officials wait for his period to start. If he does not bleed soon, the police will try to pump the menstrual blood from his penis with a faulty device known to suck victims dry sometimes. Yakov is sent to visit the prosecutor, who offers him an easier sentence if Yakov admits the Jewish Nation convinced him to commit the murder. Yakov can do nothing but repeat his innocence. He does not wish to blame innocent Jews, even if he no longer subscribes to their religious beliefs.

The officials show Yakov a book they are developing of Jewish physical characteristics. When they point out a Jewish nose that resembles Yakov's, Yakov responds by pointing to a Jewish nose that resembles the prosecutor's. The officials respond with threats of hanging. The guards begin to beat Yakov and they declare Yakov will...

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