The Museum of Extraordinary Things - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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In the first section of Chapter 5 – The Original Liar – Coralie began to disobey her father’s instructions in small, private ways, but she was too scared to go back into the basement even when she managed to steal her father’s keys. She began to sneak out of her bedroom and wander around Dreamland in the evenings. The museum continued to struggle in the shade of the bigger more successful attraction. Some days they had fewer than ten customers, other days none at all. To make more money, Professor Sardie forced Coralie to perform nude shows in her mermaid tank after hours for groups of drunken men. The Professor hatched his plan to create a legend about a sea monster in the Hudson and Coralie began her nighttime swims, culminating in the discovery of the dead body. When her father took the dead girl...

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