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The Magician's Nephew Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 1 The Wrong Door Summary

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Chapter 1 The Wrong Door Summary

The story takes place a long time ago, when a grandfather was a child. In London, there lives a girl named Polly Plummer. Polly lives in a long row of houses that are all joined together. One morning, she is in the back garden, when a boy scrambles over the wall from the garden next door.

The boy introduces himself as Digory. Digory has lived his whole life, so far, in the country, but his father is now away in India, and his mother is ill. They've come to live with an aunt and a mad uncle. Digory's uncle has a study on the top floor of the house, and Digory is never allowed to go up there.

This is how Polly and Digory come to know each other, and they begin to meet almost every day. Because the summer is...

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