The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog - Prologue and Chapters 1-4 Summary & Analysis

Adam Gidwitz
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The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog, by Adam Gidwitz, follows the story of William, Jacob, and Jeanne and her dog Gwenforte as they run from those who would harm them because of their differences, whether they be economical standing, religion, or race.

The Prologue begins with the narrator telling the back story of the novel. The narrator states that King Louis of France is preparing to go to war against three children and their dog. The narrator is at the Holy Cross-Roads Inn to gather information about the children. Marie, a brewster, offers the first tale.

In Chapter 1, The Brewster’s Tale, Marie tells about Jeanne. Marie says Jeanne and her family were peasants who had a beautiful white greyhound named Gwenforte with a distinctive copper marking on its nose.

One day they leave...

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