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Recoil - Chapter 19 Summary & Analysis

James Thompson
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Chapter 19 Summary

Pat is surprised by Eggleston, the private investigator he consulted with several days earlier. Eggleston has a gun and compels Pat to answer several specific questions about activities that were developed earlier in the narrative. Pat provides truthful answers and Eggleston then thinks for several minutes. He finally claims to have discovered the answers to Pat's various questions and offers to explain everything to Pat for a substantial sum. Pat, thinking quickly, arranges a meeting at Eggleston's office the following night just after dark.

Chapter 19 Analysis

Chapter 19 begins a rather complicated series of interactions which involve Pat trying to set up Eggleston and Eggleston trying to wrangle money out of Pat and Doc. This segment of the narrative persists through Chapter 22. Although Pat will never learn what Eggleston offers to tell him, he eventually discovers the information by himself. It is interesting to note that the remunerative...

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