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Il Giorno Della Civetta Chapter Summary & Analysis - Section 6, pp. 65-74 Summary

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Section 6, pp. 65-74 Summary

The police arrest Marchica one day before Pizzuco and Arena. After locking up Marchica for a day, the police set him up in the captain's office, in a position so that Marchica can easily see directly into Sergeant-Major Ferlisi's office. Although Pizzuco has only just been arrested, and is only telling Ferlisi his personal information, Captain Bellodi tells Marchica that Pizzuco is telling them everything. Soon, Ferlisi brings the captain a confession that the police themselves have forged, which supposedly Pizzuco gave to them. Meanwhile, Pizzuco is assuming that Marchica has told the police everything, and is secretly cursing him for ratting Pizzuco out.

The confession states that Marchica is guilty of two murders, probably those of Colasberna and Nicolosi. Pizzuco's false confession claims that Marchica's only motivation is a violent temperament, and an insult by Colasberna. It also states that Marchica had...

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