The Midwife's Apprentice - Chapter 12, The Inn Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 12, The Inn Summary

Alyce wakes in the rain, unused to sleeping outside. Though she considers giving up, Alyce gets up and moves forward and finds a small inn about an hour from the village.

Before long, Alyce is working in the kitchen for John Dark, the almost blind inn keeper and his wife Jennet. Jennet is thankful for the hard working Alyce. As the weeks pass, Alyce finds her place at the Inn though she thinks of the village and the boy Edward, often.

The winter passes slowly and Alyce works hard, but finds no joy as the Christmas season comes and goes.

Alyce notices a thin man who has been sitting at the same table each day and watches him. The young girl cannot believe her eyes when she sees the man writing. Alyce asks Jennet about the man and is...

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