The Ballad of a Small Player - Chapter 3 - 4 Summary & Analysis

Lawrence Osborne
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As they walked along in the rain at the beginning of Chapter 3, Lord Doyle and his lady friend observed a variety of extremely modern as well as traditional Chinese architecture and culture. When they entered the hotel, the woman told Lord Doyle that she was not a whore. Lord Doyle felt like he should apologize for putting her through relations with him as he was so much older than she, so he put a large “gift” next to her purse to avoid ruining the moment. After satisfying each other, Doyle let the woman sleep. He believed the name she had given him, Dao-Ming Tang, was an assumed name. When she woke, the woman told Doyle she was of the understanding that he was a distinguished gentleman because of the yellow gloves he wore when he gambled. She told him she sent money back...

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