The Night Gardener - Chapters 1 – 11 Summary & Analysis

Jonathan Auxier
This Study Guide consists of approximately 49 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Night Gardener.
This section contains 2,843 words
(approx. 8 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Night Gardener Study Guide

Summary

Part One: “Arrivals”

In Chapter 1: “Storyteller at the Crossroads,” it is March in Cellar Hollow, England, but it feels like autumn. Molly and her brother Kip, both Irish redheads, are in Cellar Hollow to meet the Windsors at the Windsor estate. Everyone they ask for directions along the way tell them they are going to their deaths, and mention the “sourwoods.” They come upon a woman named Hester Kettle, who reveals herself to be a storyteller, and who correctly wonders why the two parentless children are traveling on a stolen fish cart. Kip denies the cart is stolen. The two siblings ask about the Windsors. Hester explains it surprised everyone in the area when Master Windsor and his family moved back to the area the previous autumn. Molly does not know why returning to the place where one grew up is so strange. She...

(read more from the Chapters 1 – 11 Summary)

This section contains 2,843 words
(approx. 8 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Night Gardener Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Night Gardener from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook