The Luminaries: A Novel - Part IV Summary & Analysis

Eleanor Catton
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Anna has her first glimpse of New Zealand. Her first impression is of lonely water, a clear sky, and rugged land untouched by human life or industry. She meets a young man on the deck. They watch the albatrosses together. Albatrosses are good luck. Anna does not know what to make of the young man. He is talking to her like they are close, but they have barely spoken while on the journey from Sydney. They talk as they watch the albatrosses.

Anna and Emery have remained in the Police Camp jail since their incarcerations. Anna’s bail has been set at eight pounds, a sum she cannot hope to pay without external help. She has no gold sewn into her gown and no employer who could consent to pay the debt on her behalf. Emery Staines was arrested on the morning of...

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