The Secret Agent - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 Summary

The patroness of Michaelis is a good friend of the Assistant Commissioner's wife. The Assistant Commissioner is very grateful to this great woman for teaching his wife how to be a proper wife. The Assistant Commissioner remembers a time when he met Michaelis. Michaelis had been invited to the woman's home and told his story of how he was convicted of murder for planning a prison break that ended tragically with the death of a police officer. Michaelis was very charming and articulate, the Assistant Commissioner remembers. The lady took Michaelis under her wing immediately, and it is her home in which Michaelis now lives.

The Assistant Commissioner is concerned that, if they link Michaelis to this bombing, the lady will suffer irreparable damage to her reputation and will never forgive him. Therefore, his wife will not forgive him. The Assistant Commissioner decides that he must take...

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