The Shipping News - Chapter 23 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 23 Summary

As time went on and the fixing up and painting of the old house continued, Quoyle still thought it looked old and frail. The aunt grew less interested in working on the house and spent more time on her own pursuits. One day while they were working outside the aunt saw an unfamiliar man walking toward them. By the time Quoyle turned to look he saw no one. Quoyle suggested that it may be the old man who was a "fork kin" of the Quoyles. He told her how Billy had said the man still believe the house was his. The aunt was surprised to hear the story, although she had certainly heard the stories of the Quoyles of old.

That night Quoyle was awakened by a flashlight beam shining across is ceiling. It quickly disappeared, but he got up and took a...

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