The Luminaries: A Novel - Part VIII Summary & Analysis

Eleanor Catton
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Ah Quee tries to explain to George Shepard that he is indentured to the Aurora and that Mannering makes it a duffer claim. He thinks Mannering is a very bad man. Shepard wants to know how Mannering make it a duffer claim. Ah Quee takes his purse and transfers a penny from it to his left pocket and then takes the penny from his pocket and returns it to his purse. Shepard loses his patience and does not want to launch an investigation into Mannering’s finances on Ah Quee’s word. He tells him to return to the Aurora and be happy that he has work.

Alistair Lauderback writes a letter to Tom telling him that he is running for the Westland seat in the Parliament. He plans to travel to Hokitika overland than by water. He wants a trunk of his...

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