The Loney - Chapter 16 Summary & Analysis

Andrew Michael Hurley
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It stormed overnight and the strong winds knocked one of the locked outhouse doors off its hinges. In the morning, the boys found that the outhouse was filled with stuffed animals, the rejected works of the taxidermist. Squirrels and rabbits mainly covered the floor, two chimps were seated on a tandem bicycle in the corner, and bird skeletons hung from the ceiling. The boys also found spent bullet casings on the floor, as well as boxes of bullets in the drawers.

Father Bernard helped the boys remove the tandem from the outhouse and fixed it. Mummer insisted that the group wait for him to clean up and say grace before they could eat. At lunch, Mr. Belderboss examined a small, corked bottle with a gargoyle face carved into its surface. He speculated that there was some sort of liquid contained inside. The group talked...

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