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Remembering Babylon Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 20 Summary

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Chapter 20 Summary

Janet and Lachlan meet some fifty years later to discuss the past and especially Gemmy, who they haven't seen since he walked back into the swamp after getting his papers back. Janet lives at a convent and shows Lachlan the garden and her hives. They start meeting regularly and Janet feels an intimacy with him for the first time. Lachlan works for the ministry. Both Janet and Lachlan have been caught up in defending a naturalized German who is to be deported due to the anti-German feelings during World War I. One of Lachlan's grandsons has been killed in France and he has being going over his possessions. He says that he wishes he had visited before. They speak more of Gemmy and their earlier life together.

Lachlan started trying to find Gemmy's some nine years after he disappeared. He is in a government survey group and...

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