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The Wasp Factory Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Prodigal Summary

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The Prodigal Summary

Frank takes a spin around the island to check his Sacrifice Poles all the while looking for any sign of Eric. He comes back inside just as Mrs. Clamp is serving lunch. She acts rather annoyed and mentions that one of the townspeople's dog is missing. Frank comments that he is glad his brother is not in town or else he would be blamed for it. While Frank is scouting around again in the afternoon, he sees his father stagger and stumble toward the bridge that leads to town. Frank races back in the house and sees an empty bottle of whiskey on the table and the phone off the hook. Maybe his father got a call from Eric that upset him so much that it drove him to drink.

The phone rings again and it is Angus asking, in a slurred voice, that Frank...

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