Lucky Jim - Chapters 6-9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 6-9 Summary

In Chapter 6, Dixon wakes only to discover that he fell asleep with a cigarette burning. The cigarette burned large holes in the bedclothes and then rolled onto a table, then rolled across the floor to burn a hole in a rug. Dixon panics and takes a razor to the bedclothes and the rug, cutting away the burn marks, hoping to disguise what he has done. Dixon then goes down to breakfast only to begin worrying about the damage. Dixon finds himself confessing to Christine, Bertrand's girlfriend, even though he felt she added to the trouble he had with Bertrand the previous night. Christine agrees to help and goes with Dixon to his room. Together they remake the bed to make it appear that Dixon tore the sheets in the grip of a nightmare. Christine then agrees to stand watch as Dixon...

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