The Counterlife - Part 4 Gloustershire, pages 205-220 Summary & Analysis

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Part 4 Gloustershire, pages 205-220 Summary

Henry has always felt unable to write while having a professional writer for a brother. Henry attends Nathan's funeral in New York. Henry wants to forgive his dead brother for the trouble that erupted after the publication of one of Nathan's books, but the eulogist's constant references to the book remind Henry of things he would rather forget. The eulogist is Nathan's editor. The more the editor praises Nathan's book the more Henry angrily remembers what caused the rift between the two.

Henry had been asked to write the eulogy, but he could not. He begins to remember how the novel cast Henry in the role of defender of his father and Nathan in the role of assassin of the same man.

In the part of the eulogy that upsets Henry the most, Nathan's editor speaks of...

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