Summer of Night - Chapters 26-28 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 26-28 Summary

Chapter 26

Mike and Dale share Duane's notes with the rest of the boys. Mrs. Moon ends up telling Duane about a series of child disappearances in the year 1900, that culminated with the finding of a young girl whose body was beheaded and partially eaten. Mr. Ashley-Montague and his son, the grandfather and father of the living Mr. Ashley-Montague, organized a group of men to seize a black vagrant and try him for the murders. They hung him from the Borgia bell. Mike goes to visit Mrs. Moon and finds her dead, a look of fright frozen on her face; her many cats are all dismembered, beheaded, and hung around her bedroom.

Chapter 27

Dale and Jim bribe C. J. Congden to drive them to Peoria so that they can visit Mr. Ashley-Montague and ask him about the bell. Dale confronts Mr. Ashley-Montague...

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