The Book Shop - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4 Summary

The day before the opening of the bookstore, Mr., Raven paid a visit - ostensibly to check the job the scouts had made. He is followed by Wally, one of the scouts, with a handwritten note of congratulations from the influential Edmund Brundish, the town patron who came from a long line of Suffolk families, but was now the town recluse. He noted that, while he did not go out anymore, he would be happy to subscribe to her circulating library, which she had not even considered starting.

Mr. Raven suggests Florence take on a youngster to give her a hand after school. He suggests one of the Gipping girls, whose father is a plasterer and mother cleaned for both Milo North and Edmund Brundish. After Mr. Raven leaves, Florence considers the idea of a library.

The poltergeist marks out each of the...

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