The Intuitionist: A Novel - Pages 105 - 144 Summary & Analysis

Colson Whitehead
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Chuck is working late at the office on a study on escalator use in department stores with elevators. He takes a break to use the bathroom and stops by the office of his colleague, Chief Inspector Hardwick, to say hello. However, Hardwick is not in his office — instead, an investigator from Internal Affairs named Bart Arbergast is examining the office. Arbergast tells Chuck that he believes Chancre was behind the accident at the Fanny Briggs building and that he wants to clear Lila Mae.

Chancre enters the basement and asks Lila Mae why she met with Mrs. Rodgers. Lila Mae asks him if he sent Pompey to cause the accident, and Chancre responds that he had nothing to do with it and that Lila Mae didn’t become a concern until she visited with Mrs. Rodgers. He tells Lila Mae that he wants...

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