The Magus - Part 2, Chapters 46, 47 and 48 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapters 46, 47 and 48 Summary

The following morning Nicholas discovers that Conchis has again been summoned to Athens. He has breakfast, goes for a swim, and from the water glimpses two girls at the house wearing identical dresses. A short while later, he encounters both at the Poseidon statue, where they reveal their real names - Lily says her real name is Julie, while Rose says hers is June. June leaves her sister alone with Nicholas, urging Nicholas to coax Julie to tell everything. Eventually she does, confessing that she and her sister are trained professional actresses hired by Conchis. As proof of what she's saying Julie shows Nicholas personal letters and newspaper clippings. Nicholas begins to believe her (see "Quotes", p. 313), becoming more certain she's telling the truth when she tells him that she and June are as trapped by Conchis as he is -...

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