The Secret Agent - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4 Summary

Ossipon is clearly upset, when he walks into a neighborhood bar one afternoon. Ossipon has just learned from a paperboy that a man was blown up in Greenwich Park that morning. Ossipon is doubly surprised and upset,. Sitting at the bar, he finds a man, called "The Professor." This man is known to build bombs, such as the one that went off in the park that day.

Ossipon sits beside him and asks if he has heard the news. The man has not, however, he is also not surprised by it. Ossipon wonders what would happen if the police connected the bomb with The Professor. The Professor laughs and shows Ossipon the detonator for a bomb that he always carries in his pocket. If the police ever try to arrest The Professor in a public place, he will simply reach into his pocket...

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