The Piano Tuner - Chapters 3 and 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 3 and 4 Summary

Edgar travels from London to Calais, then to Marseilles, where he catches a boat across the Mediterranean. They stop in Alexandria, then pass through the Suez Canal into the Red Sea. Edgar speaks to a deaf man on the boat who is known as the Man with One Story. The man tells him the story of how he lost his hearing:

The Man with One Story was a deckhand on a ship travelling this route, when the ship was wrecked in a storm. He was washed up on a beach on the African shore. He wandered, hoping to find traders, and slept by the sea. He was woken by two boys herding goats. He followed them to a huge encampment of different tribes and traders in the desert. He was taken to a tent where a woman spoke Arabic. She told...

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