The Makioka Sisters - Book II, Chapters 14-20 Summary & Analysis

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Book II, Chapters 14-20 Summary

Sachiko joins Yukiko and Etsuko in Tokyo, leaving Taeko and Teinosuke at the Ashiya house. She takes O-haru along with her as well. She has not been to Tokyo for many years. While there she intends to take Etsuko to a specialist to consult about her sleeping trouble and behavior problems. She is greeted at the train and taken to Tsuruko's house in a neighborhood called Shibuya.

 

The house is crowded and noisy, as Tsuruko has many children. Teinosuke had warned her of the small quarters and suggested she stay at an inn. Sachiko reconsiders going to an inn after arriving and seeing the house herself but is afraid of offending her sister. On September 1, a great typhoon strikes the area. The house is of fairly new construction, but is not as well made as older houses...

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