The Magus - Part 2, Chapters 49, 50 and 51 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapters 49, 50 and 51 Summary

Julie and Nicholas meet, aware that Joe is watching. After comparing notes about what they've found out about Conchis' plans, which isn't much for either of them, they kiss and discuss their mutual passion for each other, a discussion which leads Julie to run away in nervous fear. Following her to the house, Nicholas is suddenly surrounded by men in World War II German army uniforms and treated as though he's a Greek resistance fighter - beaten, tied and verbally abused. Aware the whole time that this is another part of Conchis' masque, Nicholas nevertheless is powerfully affected by the realism of the scene. He's eventually abandoned, still tied up, as the Nazis, who Nicholas speculates are actors hired by Conchis, abandon the island. He eventually frees himself and returns to the school. He attempts to focus on his routine, but his mind...

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