Miss Buncle's Book - Chapter 15 "More about Monday" - Chapter 16 "The Drawing-Room Meeting" Summary & Analysis

D.E. Stevenson
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Chapter 15 "More about Monday" - While Barbara is in London, Mrs. Featherstone Hogg is determined to drum up attendance for the meeting. She does not realize that John Smith receives royalties from every copy of the novel that sells, and in raising a ruckus about the novel she has in fact been its greatest asset in publicity and marketing. She tells everyone she knows to read it in an attempt to convert people to her cause. For example, she is able to gain Vivian Greensleeves' support after Vivian reads "Disturber of the Peace" and sees the character clearly drawn from her life is frighteningly unflattering. Ernest Hathaway walks in on her crying, so she invents a story about how lonely she is and how she was treated dreadfully by a man in London.

Meanwhile Dr. Walker...

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