Grace (Lynch) - Chapter 2: This Boy Called Tim Summary & Analysis

Lynch, Paul
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Grace is pulled from the river by an old ferryman named Charlie, and she stays with him and his wife a few months as she recuperates. She is exhausted after falling in the river after Colly, and is haunted by nightmares of Boggs morphing into a wolf and declaring her a "murderer" (44). Charlie's wife figures out that Grace is a girl, and asks her "Who is it girl, you are always talking to?" (45).

Grace leaves Charlie's home soon after, in December. She wanders the roads around Donegal struggling to survive, and seeing many other starving people. After Colly's death Grace has begun hearing his voice in her head, and talking back to it. She becomes more reckless, stealing blankets and food, and always fearing Boggs. Soon it is winter. Grace wishes to be back home with her mother, but the...

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