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The Ocean at the End of the Lane - Chapters 8 – 9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8: Shivering and cold, the narrator is determined to leave the property. Ursula says he is getting in her way and threatens to persecute him further. He tells her that she is still just a flea. The narrator recalls books in which heroes climbed down drainpipes, and he sees the one outside his window as his way out. As he climbs down the drainpipe though, the narrator sees his father and Ursula hugging in the study, and Ursula has her skirt around her waist. Thinking the kind of thoughts he might be thinking if he were still in his room, to set Ursula’s mind off his scent, he succeeds in getting down the drainpipe and off the property. With a brief setback when he tries to handle an electric fence, he makes his way toward Lettie’s house. It starts to lightning and...

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