J: A Novel - Section 3: Pages 142 – 222 Summary & Analysis

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Book One, Chapter 9, III – Over breakfast, Ferdinand Moskowitz, hotel resident doctor, meets Kavern and Ailinn. He explains he is employed by the hotel to make sure long-term guests are doing well. Moskowitz explains that wherever people live, they await the judgment of history. He reveals that even the rich who escaped WHAT HAPPENED –the bombs and the banks crashing –now live an unhappy, sterile life. They are most happy with the knowledge that history will more than likely harshly judge them, Moskowitz reveals. He contends that the dead are not forgotten.

Book One, Chapter 9, IV – Kevern and Ailinn head into the northern part of the city to get her phone fixed. Ailinn comes down with a bad headache, so Kevern hails a cab. Another man rushes to take it, but Kevern confronts him. They begin shouting at one another, leading to a fight...

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