Solaris - Chapter 3, The Visitors Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3, The Visitors Summary

Kelvin takes Gibarian's notes about the X-ray experiments. He also finds an envelope addressed to him, in Gibarian's handwriting. Inside are two citations of reference materials about Solaris. Finally, before leaving the room, he finds a tape recorder with a partially filled tape. He takes it with him also.

As Kelvin leaves to keep his appointment with Snow, he sees a gigantic black woman walking toward him down the hall. She is dressed only in a straw skirt. She does not look at him or talk to him, but only walks past him into Gibarian's room.

Kelvin is terrified and doesn't know what to make of it. He finally goes to meet Snow. Kelvin does not tell Snow what he's seen, though. The two men eat, and Snow says that Sartorius is upstairs in the laboratory. Kelvin is sweating...

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