The Nine Tailors: Changes Rung on an Old Theme in Two Short Touches and Two Full Peals - Study Guide The Waters are Called Out Summary & Analysis

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The Waters are Called Out Summary

A very wet and difficult year passes in Fenchurch St Paul, and neither the police and Lord Peter can make any progress in discovering who killed Jeff Deacon and how. Lord Peter re-visits Fenchurch St Paul to meet Hilary and her Uncle Henry so they can sort out her future. It is raining heavily during a spring tide and a flood is highly likely, given the state of the sluice-gates at Van Leyden's sluice. Lord Peter meets the Reverend Venables again on his way through the village.

The Waters are Called Out Analysis

The first few pages of this chapter briefly summarize the passing of time and bring the reader to a year after the start of the novel. Readers are specifically told that Lord Peter has more or less abandoned the mystery, as it is unclear exactly who...

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