The Shipping News - Chapter 21 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 21 Summary

Billy and Quoyle try and make their way back to Killick-Claw in the thick fog. As they're making their way, Quoyle spots a suitcase floating near them and pulls it into the boat. The case was locked and they decided to wait until they got to shore to pick the lock. While they crept along slowly Quoyle was thinking about the Quoyles before him that Billy had told him about and how horrible they had been. He couldn't believe the same blood was in his veins.

After being lost in the fog for an hour they finally began to hear the sounds of shore. They heard water lapping against the rocks and car doors and engines in motion. They brought the boat to shore and crossed the street to a restaurant for some dinner and to call for a ride back to Killick-Claw...

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