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The Wind-up Bird Chronicle - Book 3 Chapter 16: The World's Exhaustion and Burdens ● The Magic Lamp (Pgs. 450-455) Summary & Analysis

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Summary

Ushi arrives at Toru's house shortly before ten o'clock at night. He knows how much Toru owes and who owns the dummy company that collects the rent. Ushikawa says he can give Toru the eighty-million yen Toru is paying for the property. Toru wonders what interest Noboru Wataya could possibly have in the land and the well. Ushi likens himself to a genie in a lamp; bound to a life of servitude, carrying out Noboru Wataya's most unpleasant wishes.

Analysis

By way of Ushikawa's persistent visits, Noboru Wataya tightens his grip on Toru. This time, the henchman comes with information about Toru and the Residence. Noboru Wataya seems to be getting closer to solving the riddle of what Toru does with the wealthy clients and the nature of his business with the Akasakas. Ushikawa's assessment of Toru...

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