Miss Buncle's Book - Chapter 5 "Mrs. Walker" - Chapter 6 "Mrs. Carter's Tea Party" Summary & Analysis

D.E. Stevenson
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Chapter 5 "Mrs. Walker" - This chapter focuses on Sarah Walker, wife to the town's doctor, John Walker. Sarah is the first person in Silverstream to read "Disturber of the Peace," and she reads it on the night of her fifth wedding anniversary with her husband while she waits for him to come home from a house call to deliver the Sandeman baby. She decides to postpone their anniversary dinner.

Sarah stays up late reading "Disturber of the Peace" in the study ignoring John's instruction not to wait for him to come home. Sarah appreciates her husband's medical skills when he delivered their twins three years ago. Sarah talks to the dog, Nell, and reflects on how the people in the book seem so alive and familiar. Eventually it dawns on her that the fictional town of...

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