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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 89 Summary

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Chapter 89 Summary

When Christopher tells Siobhan the next day that he must quit writing his novel because of what his father has said, she rationalizes the situation by telling him that Joseph Conrad wrote a very short book called Heart of Darkness, which is acclaimed as an excellent novel. Christopher doesn’t buy it, however, because his own book does not have a proper ending. He says he doesn’t like the fact that Wellington’s murderer is still at large, but Siobhan says that it is like real life because all human murders are not solved either. He asks why his father now hates Mr. Shears and thinks that he is evil and why Mrs. Shears is no longer a friend. Siobhan demurs, because she doesn’t know and can’t answer his questions.

The next day, Christopher sees four yellow cars in a row on his way...

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