The Hangman's Daughter - Chapters 8-11 Summary & Analysis

Oliver Potzsch
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Chapters 8-11

Chapter 8

Lechner convenes the council so that they can discuss the imprisoned drivers. They discuss the fire and decide that their priority is to torture Martha Stechlin. However, Lechner says that if she does not confess to the fire as well as the murders, he will question the drivers.

Clara has a nightmare, but she wakes safe in the hideout she shares with her friends. Sophie is there, too. Sophie is worried about Clara because she still has the fever that had kept her in bed. Now, she also has a broken ankle and a bruised shoulder. To help Clara rest peacefully, Sophie gives her a drink of a potion that she has made.

Jakob Kuisl goes to the jail and gives Martha Stechlin a potion to drink. Later that afternoon when the witnesses arrive for the torture session, Martha is...

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