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The Long Dark Tea-time of the Soul Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 22-24 Summary

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Chapters 22-24 Summary

Dirk looks at the bundle of papers carefully and finds that they are covered in some sort of strange writing he does not recognize. Looking over the names on the envelope, he realizes that almost all of them have achieved their fortune through some sort of media or entertainment enterprise, though the others are much more financially successful than Anstey. Dirk recalls that allegedly the lyrics for the song "Hot Potato" came from an overheard conversation. Dirk imagines that the contract is a sort of "Hot Potato," meaning that whoever is holding it when the time runs out, is out of the game. Dirk thinks that perhaps fame and fortune come from this contract, which Anstey innocently picked up, not knowing what it is. Anstey apparently did not realize that he had to pass the Hot Potato on, before the music stops. Instead, he put...

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