The Nine Tailors: Changes Rung on an Old Theme in Two Short Touches and Two Full Peals - The Bells are Rung Up Summary & Analysis

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The Bells are Rung Up Summary

After a car crash, Lord Peter Wimsey and Bunter walk to Fenchurch St. Paul, where they meets the vicar, the Reverend Venables and accept his offer of hospitality overnight while the car is being recovered and mended. When Venables learns that Will Thoday has influenza, he believes that he might have to abandon his plan of a nine-hour bellringing session. However, Lord Peter is able to take Will's place. The ringers gather and prepare for the night's peal.

The Bells are Rung Up Analysis

This chapter has the primary function of introducing the setting, the motif or theme of bell-ringing, and several of the major characters. It also contains an explanation of change-ringing, where the author seems to be addressing the reader directly.

The first major characters to be introduced are Lord Peter Wimsey and his butler (or valet...

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