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The Boy in the Field - Chapters 33 - 40 Summary & Analysis

Margot Livesey
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In Chapter 33, "Matthew," Matthew watches through the Co-op window as a driver hits Anthony on his scooter. The driver flees. Tomas is among the witnesses. He insists the driver was in a baby blue car. He and Matthew tell the detective. When he tells his family what happened, Zoe cries. Later, Matthew and Betsy share dinner together. Betsy suggests Zoe's upset is about something other than Anthony's accident. They talk about relationships, and Esmeray. Matthew tells Betsy she is "being a coward" (198). Betsy admits he is right.

In Chapter 34, "Zoe," while on a walk, Duncan tells Zoe about the confusing conversation he witnessed between Hal and the woman. Zoe tells him about the affair. They realize they will soon have a sibling. "For the first time," Zoe grasps that Duncan's life began "with rejection" (203). Then Duncan asks if it is true that in...

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