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Nights at the Circus Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 3, Chapter 9 Summary

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Book 3, Chapter 9 Summary

While everyone else undergoes spiritual awakening, Fevvers wilts away. Her dyed hair shows visible brown roots, and her wings are molting. She isn't the vision that she once was, and she looks at the mirror hoping to find the Winged Venus that once shined through her. Instead, she finds only doubt of her existence. The Maestro's story is another sad one until meeting Mignon and the Princess.

The Maestro is sent to Transbaikalia by his town's mayor, who encourages him to open a musical school for the children in the area. He convinces the Maestro that a school is needed and convinces the government to fund the idea. After leaving for his trip, the Maestro is forgotten and left stranded, while the mayor enjoys the school's funding. The Maestro has no money to return home, so he remains in Transbaikalia, fishing in order to eat...

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