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Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World - Study Guide Chapter 39, Popcorn, Lord Jim, Extinction Summary & Analysis

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In the morning, the Narrator and the librarian go to a local park and drink beer and make small talk about books and literature. They purchase a huge amount of popcorn and feed the pigeons. After a few hours, she leaves him alone, knowing that he will soon be gone and probably never return. He looks around the park and focuses on some of the people, casually wondering what their lives might be like.

On a whim, the Narrator goes to a payphone and calls his old apartment, perversely noting that as one of his last acts it is completely ridiculous. He is surprised when the Chubby Girl answers the telephone. She tells him that the Professor has moved to Finland to escape the prying eyes of the System. The Chubby Girl intends to move into the Narrator's apartment...

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