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The Innocent - Chapters 13, 14, and 15 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 13, 14, and 15 Summary

Chapter 13 describes the comfortable and easygoing routine into which Marnham and Maria slip following Maria's return, essentially living together while maintaining separate apartments. The relative smoothness of their routine is interrupted twice. The first time is the result of a conversation between Marnham and Glass, in which the two men disagree over the value of Britain's contributions to the current effort. Narration describes how Marnham's side of the argument is colored by his recollection of Maria saying her interrogation didn't happen in the way Glass said it did. The second interruption comes when Maria receives a visit from her ex-husband Otto, making one of his periodic and violent attempts to borrow money from her. A shocked Marnham tends to her cuts and bruises.

In Chapter 14, Marnham goes home to England for Christmas, having left Maria behind. After being home for a...

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