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

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The Waters are Called Home Summary

The sluice-gates begin to give way and workers try to reinforce them with sandbags. The Reverend Venables begins to organize an evacuation to the church and grounds, the only high ground in the area. The people come, bringing animals, food supplies and valuables. The bells ring the alarm and Lord Peter acts as a go-between between the workers and the church. The sluice-gates give way, and Will is drowned trying to rescue one of his fellow-workers from the flood. As the people gather in the church, Lord Peter climbs to the top of the tower while the bells are ringing, suffering extremely from the intense noise as he passes through the bell-chamber.

The Waters are Called Home Analysis

The brief description of Hilary Thorpe's interactions with Lord Peter, although it is only shown indirectly rather than directly, ties up...

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