The Ruby in the Smoke - Chapter 17: King James's Stairs, and Chapter 18: London Bridge Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 17: King James's Stairs, and Chapter 18: London Bridge Summary

The man from Chainey's printers comes to look at the stereographical pictures and Frederick, following Sally's instructions, manages to negotiate a very good deal. Afterwards Frederick tells Sally how much he respects her, but just as he is about to tell her something else, Jim walks in and interrupts him.

Jim tells them that Selby has been found dead. Sally then reads the newspaper and is shocked to see an article about the murder of Matthew Bedwell in Oxford. They write to Reverend Nicholas Bedwell immediately to send their sympathies.

That night, Sally is making dinner for everyone. Jim, Trembler and Adelaide go out for beer to have with the meal. Jim comes running back to tell them that Mrs. Holland grabbed Adelaide and has taken her away. Trembler...

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