The Bat: The First Inspector Harry Hole Novel - Chapters 40 - 49 Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter 40, Skydiving, Harry wakes up in a maintenance building in Green Park with Joseph, now sober, who has the keys and stays there sometimes in exchange for helping with the grounds. Both men are somewhat amused by the reversal in their roles, and Harry is even more surprised to learn that Joseph used to be a master skydiver and instructor. Joseph describes skydiving as an addiction and tells the story of the emu, an Australian ostrich, and the legend of how it lost its wings and its ability to fly. Joseph tells how a series of circumstances caused an accident in which a skydiving student broke his leg and accused Joseph of being drunk, leading to a lifetime ban and his current state, and he says since he is from the Crow tribe, he is not meant to live like an emu...

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