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The Long Dark Tea-time of the Soul Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 7-9 Summary

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Chapters 7-9 Summary

Earlier that morning, at an expensive private hospital called Woodshead, an old man wakes up. Although he is known to his nurses as Mr. Odwin, he calls himself Odin, because he actually is Odin, the father of the Norse warrior gods. With his one eye, he appears to be an ordinary old man, who has a surprising amount of personal dignity, as though he owns all the people around him. Odin spends most of his time these days sleeping. Each day he wakes up for a few minutes to eat and go to the bathroom, before going back to bed for the day. Once he slept through an entire year and did not notice. This morning, the newspaper catches Odin's eye, and he quickly guesses that the explosion at the airport is the doing of his son Thor. Odin is annoyed that Thor makes trouble...

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