The Light Between Oceans: A Novel - Part One: Chapters 3 - 6 Summary & Analysis

M.L. Stedman
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Part One: Chapters 3 - 6 Summary

The next morning, Tom sets off on a captained boat to Janus Rock. He inspects the round lighthouse, and though isolated, finds it cozy. Remnants of the past keeper and his deceased wife litter the house - a rocking chair by the window and knitting overlooking the sea. When Captain Ralph leaves, Tom is overwhelmed by the quiet. He fights against the thoughts of war that flood his mind and threaten to pull him into madness, and focuses on the vastness of the sea.

Months pass as Tom gets used to his daily routine. Although he is completely isolated from humanity, Tom never feels lonely: there is always an odd job or chore around the lighthouse that needs tending to. Plus, he is always thinking about the light, and in a way, she becomes his mistress. Three...

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