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The Diamond Age, or, Young Lady's Illustrated Primer - Nell's Life at Dovetail Summary & Analysis

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Nell's Life at Dovetail Summary

The story told by the Primer sees Princess Nell and her friends entering the castle of King Magpie and stealing the first golden key, as well as a few magical books. After escaping to a forest in the neighboring kingdom, one of the friends, Peter Rabbit, is left without a goal and disappears, never to return.

Following Constable Moore's advice, Nell leaves her Primer behind while she visits the New Atlantis enclave. She rides along with the red-headed woman, Rita, and her horse Eggshell. Rita explains to Nell that, like all the inhabitants of Dovetail, she works for the neo-Victorians, but she doesn't belong to their cast. They pay a quick visit to a parlor. Rita then brings Nell to a bigger building called "Miss Matheson's Academy of the Three Graces". The woman tells the girl that...

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