Lucky Jim - Chapters 18-19 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 18-19 Summary

In Chapter 18, Welch invites Dixon to dinner as reward for his research. When they reach the house, Welch parks in the garage, leaving Dixon no room to get out on his side. Dixon slides across the driver's seat only to tear his trousers on a broken spring. In the house, Dixon learns that Welch is supposed to go to a play with his family and there will be no dinner. Welch promises to take him home after changing. While he waits, Dixon is confronted by Mrs. Welch about the bedclothes. Dixon refuses to admit what happened, but agrees that he did the damage and offers to pay for it. Mrs. Welch also accuses Dixon of pretending to be a reporter and calling her son, but Dixon continues to deny that in order to protect Christine. Bertrand then warns Dixon that Christine...

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