The Shipping News - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 Summary

After they spent some time with their new home and the children had a chance to play on the rocks by the water, they decided to head back to town. They knew the house needed much work before they could live there. The aunt countered that they could live there but it would be very difficult. Plus, Quoyle didn't want to have to drive his car on the goat path everyday to get to work. His aunt told him he'd have to get a boat and avoid the road by going on the water. Quoyle said he preferred the road.

As they talked about the entire repair the house would need, Quoyle thought it might just be best to build a new house from the ground but somewhere else. Then the snow began to fall and they packed up and began their drive...

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