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The Diamond Age, or, Young Lady's Illustrated Primer - Nell's Further Experiences with the Primer Summary & Analysis

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Nell's Further Experiences with the Primer Summary

Responding to the many questions emanating from Nell, the Primer recounts the detailed origins of the heroic princess whose tale is at the heart of the story. The book explains that Princess Nell and her brother are in fact of royal descent. They were brought to their adoptive parents by mermaids who found them floating in a basket at sea. One day, while their father was out fishing at sea, a monster came to kidnap the babies. The mother defended her children against the monster and defeated it. Sadly, she died soon afterward from the wounds suffered during that battle. The father then hired a woman as a maid, but once the children grew up the maid delegated all the tasks to them and ended up never lifting a finger. The fisherman was...

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