The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper - “The Book” – “Green Shoots” Summary & Analysis

Phaedra Patrick
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In “The Book,” Arthur arrives at Francois De Chauffant’s house and is amazed by how large and wealthy-looking it is. It causes Arthur to wonder if he could have done more for his family if he had been more focused on business success. A young man named Sebastian answers the door, to whom Arthur explains his wife has died, and that he is trying to track down her friends. Sebastian explains that Chauffant has Alzheimer’s, and that he was with Chauffant romantically before Chauffant went downhill. Arthur asks about Miriam. Sebastian explains Chauffant is homosexual, but slept with girls and women in the 1960s and 1970s as well, though he never stayed with anyone for long. Sebastian agrees to allow Arthur in to see Chauffant for a few minutes. Arthur is glad to find that Chauffant can still read...

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