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The Innocent - Chapters 19 and 20 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 19 and 20 Summary

Chapter 19 begins with the comment, in narration, that Marnham is glad not only to be leaving the apartment, but leaving Maria. "There was bound to be sorrow in all this," narration comments, "but it could not reach him now." He struggles to get the very heavy suitcases down the stairs and into the street, the various injuries he suffered in the fight with Otto and the soreness incurred during the dismembering process paining him intensely. He has to stop every few steps to rest, and at one such stop the cases are sniffed by an increasingly curious dog, who is eventually pulled away by his owner. Eventually, Marnham makes his way by foot and by taxi to a train station, where his attempt to leave the cases in a luggage locker ends in failure. He then decides to go home to...

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