The Sheltering Sky - Book 2, The Earth's Sharp Edge: Chapter 23 Summary & Analysis

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Book 2, The Earth's Sharp Edge: Chapter 23 Summary

Chapter 23 opens back in Bou Noura with Lieutenant D'Armagnac entertaining Tunner at his lodging. The day after he informed Port that his passport had been found, he received word from his servant Ahmed that the Moresbys had left town. D'Armagnac now has word from his friend Captain Broussard in Sba that Port and Kit are there and that Port is suffering from typhoid. D'Armagnac tells Tunner that there is no rush getting to Sba and invites him to dinner.

In Sba, Port is losing hold of reality. He is clinging to bits of information that he can confirm: what city he is in, the contents of his room. He is losing his use of words and fears that if he lets his mind wander he will lose consciousness and die, Kit, meanwhile, has...

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