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Riddley Walker Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 14 Summary

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Chapter 14 Summary

Riddley begins the chapter by reminding us that he is telling the truth. He has apparently been grabbed from behind with an arm around his throat and a knife against his belly. Pushed into a room, Riddley sees Goodparley and a very disturbed Belnot Phist. Goodparley proceeds to recount Riddley's entire day as if he himself had been there. He taunts Riddley over the bag of sulphur the young man holds while Riddley remains silent. Rather than risking the loss of the Punch doll, Riddley hands over the powder without a fight. Goodparley then asks cryptically if Riddley thinks there might be a little "saver," referring to Brooder Walker's connexion: "A little salting and no saver." Goodparley has finally grasped the whole of Brooder's connexion. The "salting" in Brooder's connexion is, sulphur, or "Salt 4" as Hoban sometimes terms it. Until now, Goodparley has been clueless as to...

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