The Line of Beauty - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 9 Summary

Wani gives Nick three hundred and fifty pounds to buy cocaine from Ronnie, Wani's dealer. Nick then returns to Kensington Park Gardens to change for a piano recital that the Feddens are hosting for Nina Glaserova. Family, friends and colleagues attend, including the Ouradis, Polly Tompkins and Lady Partridge. It is revealed here that Sophie Tipper, Toby's former fiancye, married an actor named James Stallard. Nick has a conversation with Bertrand, as Wani watches from across the room. Nick and Wani go upstairs to Nick's bedroom to do cocaine, and they hear Catherine and Jasper come upstairs and have sex in Catherine's room. This encourages Nick and Wani to do the same.

Chapter 9 Analysis

Nina's piano recital is a political gathering. At Gerald's signal, Nick must politely tell Nina to stop playing the piano, as she has already played three encores. Bertrand greets...

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