Justine - Part II Summary & Analysis

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Part II Summary

The narrator then turns his attention to a description of Balthazar, a doctor who works at a government-sponsored hospital where venereal diseases are treated. Balthazar and the narrator first meet "one bleak winter evening, walking along the rain-swept Corniche." Balthazar says that he's lost the key to his father's watch and recruits the narrator to help find it. Balthazar says that his watch is only going to continue running until Monday and that the watch will then be useless without the key to wind it. The narrator says that it's getting dark and suggests that Balthazar have a new key cut for it. Balthazar says that the narrator doesn't understand and tries to explain the sentimental value. Balthazar and the narrator quickly realize that they both know Justine and Balthazar says that Justine should bring the narrator to a meeting of...

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