The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry - Part I, Chapter 2: The Diamond as Big as the Ritz Summary & Analysis

Gabrielle Zevin
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Summary

A.J.'s notes at the beginning of Chapter 2 come from "The Diamond as Big as the Ritz," a novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. A.J. addresses a specific person in his notes, but the name of that person is not revealed to the reader.

A.J. wakes from his drunken stupor from the night before and notices that the vindaloo he threw against the wall the night before has been cleaned up. He also finds that "Tamerlane," the most valuable book he owns, is missing. Upon discovering that his book has been stolen, A.J. runs to the police offer where he interacts with now-Chief Lambiase. Lambiase tries to calm A.J. down, but to no avail. A.J. ends up going to the hospital because he has an absence seizure while in the...

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