The Ruby in the Smoke - Chapter 9: A Journey to Oxford, and Chapter 10: Madame Chang Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 9: A Journey to Oxford, and Chapter 10: Madame Chang Summary

Mrs. Holland hears of the death of Mr. Hopkins from a friend. She immediately puts it about that she is looking for the killer and will pay for the information. Meanwhile, Mr. Selby writes to Mrs. Holland, asking for a meeting.

Sally and Frederick set off on the train to Oxford. They have a meal together on the train, but Sally feels awkward and does not talk much. When they arrive, Frederick goes to photograph some buildings while Sally takes a cab to the Vicarage. Reverend Nicholas Bedwell greets her, and she tells him that his brother is alive and being held by Mrs. Holland, permanently drugged with opium. Nicholas tells her that his brother was a sailor on the Lavinia, which recently sank. This is the...

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