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The Cement Garden - Chapter Ten Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Ten Summary

Julie goes back to sunbathing days later; Tom is wearing his own clothes and playing with a friend; he wants Julie to watch. She ignores him. The kitchen trash is overflowing and wasps and flies are in the kitchen. It is incredibly hot and Sue wants Julie to be careful sunbathing.

Jack, Julie and Tom go to buy a packet of cement. At a bus stop, Jack hides from the heat but Julie encourages him to get out in the sun. They take the cement home and Jack notices that his street is now an empty junkyard. Most of the neighboring houses have been torn down. Jack lies down in the sun and falls asleep; he is horribly sunburned.

Derek is at the house and as Jack walks in he finds the cellar open and hears voices. Derek is applying the...

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