The City of Ember - Chapters 9 and 10 Summary & Analysis

Jeanne DuPrau
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Chapters 9 and 10 Summary

In chapter nine, Lina says she has something to show Doon and he agrees to go to her house to see it. When Lina arrives home, she finds the shop closed. When she goes upstairs, she discovers Mrs. Murdo there. Mrs. Murdo says Granny wasn't feeling well and asked her to come over.

Lina sees her house from Doon's perspective and notes that it's cluttered and messy. Doon comments on Lina's drawing of another city. Lina says she's dreamed about this place. Lina then hands Doon the box that contained the instructions. Doon is immediately fascinated by the locking mechanism on the box and wants to take it apart to see how it works. Lina distracts him with the printed instructions. Lina says she'd initially thought the instructions might be for fixing something, like the electricity problem the city is having...

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