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In the Shadow of Blackbirds - Chapter 4, The Mysterious Island; Chapter 5, A Transparent Figure; and Chapter 6, The Buzz of Electricity Summary & Analysis

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Mary Shelley wakes up in her bedroom at Aunt Eva's home and thinks about her father and whether he will go to trial in Portland. Mary Shelley dresses and puts on a necklace her father had made for her from the brass gear of a clock. Aunt Eva and Mary Shelley take the ferry to Coronado to the Embers' home where they see a line of people waiting to get in for photo sessions with Julius. People think Julius can summon their dead soldiers via his photographs. Aunt Eva and Mary Shelley are let into the house by a young woman named Gracie, Julius' cousin, who along with her brother, Grant, are helping in the studio since their mother died from the flu last month.

Mary Shelley is startled to see...

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