Possession: A Romance - Chapter 12 Summary & Analysis

A.S. Byatt
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Chapter 12 Summary

Roland and Maud have not heard from Seal Court. They meet in Richmond, which was the home of Christabel LaMotte and Blanche Glover. Roland and Maud believe that Christabel may have accompanied Ash on his natural history expedition to Yorkshire. They piece together a timeline and read copies of Randolph's letters to Ellen during his trip. Roland suggests that Maud contact Beatrice Nest to look at Ellen Ash's journals, and she does so. Ellen writes mostly about household duties, but she mentions that Ash is on an extended trip, and he sent her a brooch made of jet from Whitby. In a later entry, Ellen says she received several urgent letters from a woman who wants to meet with her. The crazed woman also came to her house. She writes that she cleared up the matter, but no specifics are given. Maud finds...

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