The Quiet American - Part 4 Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Part 4 Chapter 1 Summary

This is a very short chapter. Vigot drinks with Fowler, who accuses him of trying to get him loose enough to confess to Pyle's murder. They go over every detail of the night of Pyle's murder. Vigot accepts his defeat, although he has many qualms about Fowler's story. Fowler feels some guilt that he has not told the entire truth because he recognizes Vigot's vocation as a policeman.

Part 4 Chapter 1 Analysis

Vigot is very good at what he does and he is not the kind of policeman to want "open books" on a high-profile murder case. This is why Fowler feels guilty about deceiving him.

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