Gaudy Night - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8 Summary

Miss Pyke's cap and gown are missing from the Senior Common Room and she has to borrow one for the lecture. They also try to identify a semi-formal black evening gown. Harriet tells them the story of the cloth figure that was found the previous evening. She does not tell them about the note found with pasted letters and Latin verse.

Harriet goes to talk to Miss Cattermole in her room. When she walks out of the room, she walks into Mr. Pomfret who has been attending a lecture. He walks over when he sees her. She agrees to meet him for tea that afternoon. Before leaving, he introduces her to Mr. Farringdon who is with Miss Flaxman. They invite Mr. Pomfret and Harriet to a party that afternoon and they accept the invitation.

Talking to Miss Cattermole, Harriet finds that she hates college and only came...

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