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Sarum: The Novel of England Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Spire Summary

Edward Rutherfurd
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The Spire Summary

It is April 10, 1985 and Salisbury is awaiting the visit of the Price of Wales. Lady Forest-Wilson is waiting at the station. Her daughter Jenny visits on and off since Archibald's death. She is married to Alan Porteus. Patricia is thinking of marrying Kersey Godfrey.

The train arrives with Adam Shockley and his daughter Maggie. Patricia and Adam kept in touch after the war, and this is the first time that Adam has visited England since the war.

The prince is coming to Salisbury because the cathedral spire is in danger of collapse and he is involved in a fund raising effort.

Adam tells his daughter that Salisbury is like a museum. To the people that live there, it is not a museum but a place where life goes on as normal.

The Spire Analysis

After the war, Patricia marries Forest-Wilson, but she and Adam correspond...

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This section contains 228 words
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