Herzog - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5 Summary

Herzog receives a phone call from Ramona, his current lover. She wants to know if he is running away from her. One of Ramona's friends saw Herzog at Grand Central Station with his valise. Ramona tells Herzog that his instincts returned him to her. She invites Herzog to dinner and after some convincing, he accepts.

As Herzog prepares for his night with Ramona, the narrative reveals more of their history. Ramona has been the best thing to happen to Herzog since his relationship with Sono, his Japanese lover. Sono used to bath and feed Herzog in her home, which she decorated in remembrance of her home in the Far East. Herzog ultimately could not accept the happiness Sono had brought him. He is not yet ready to accept this from Ramona either. He still mourns the loss of his relationship with Madeleine. Ramona thinks Madeleine was very...

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