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The Manchurian Candidate Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 19 Summary

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Chapter 19 Summary

Shaw waits for Marco at Hungarian Charlie's, listening to the proprietor in the midst of a long-winded speech. At some point in Charlie's diatribe to another helpless patron, he relates that he told an in-law to pass the time playing a little solitaire. Raymond Shaw asks for a pack of cards and begins playing, eventually unearthing the queen of diamonds. Marco arrives and, realizing something is odd, studies Raymond, who seems oblivious to his presence. Soon, Charlie recounts how he told his brother-in-law to take a cab to Central Park and jump in the water. Marco is shocked when his friend Raymond Shaw gets up from his barstool and does exactly that. While undoubtedly humiliating for Shaw, this is just the break Marco and Amjac have been waiting for. Now, too, Raymond can no longer deny that he is being controlled. Moreover, with Jocie's imminent homecoming, he...

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