The Fixer - Chapter 6, Part 3 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6, Part 3 Summary

Yakov opens this section in despair. He believes his life is over. One of the guards takes pity on Yakov, as he the prison grows colder. Yakov suddenly has meat in his food and ample firewood. Yakov dreams of food and is always hungry, even after the heartier rations. In a week, Yakov is very sick and nauseous. His is not allowed to go to the prison hospital, because he has already taken a turn in the infirmary.

Yakov suffers greatly from diarrhea. The prison doctor eventually comes and insists nothing is wrong that fasting will not cure. Yakov is very weak and cold, but relieved that the cavity searches have stopped while he is so ill. Yakov has nightmares of being hunted, of Jews being slaughtered. One night he wakes up to the realization that he is being poisoned.

Yakov refuses to eat, violating...

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