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The Diamond Age, or, Young Lady's Illustrated Primer - The Hackworths in Transit, and in London Summary & Analysis

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The Hackworths in Transit, and in London Summary

On their way to London, Fiona inquires of her father about his real goal and wonders who the Alchemist is and why he should keep seeking him. John Hackworth is unable to give her a clear answer. Once they reach London, Fiona and her father ride their horses to a pier and embark on a barge that looks like a flat floating tub. Traveling along with a few other clients, they are involved into a complex theatrical show managed by a theater company called Dramatis Personae. The highly interactive show is an allegorical ride through John Percival Hackworth's own life. In the end, the spectators reveal that Hackworth was in fact the main character of the show. Once the virtual adventure is over, Hackworth announces that he found what he was...

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