To Say Nothing of the Dog, or, How We Found the Bishop's Bird Stump at Last - Chapters 1-2 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 1-2 Summary

Ned Henry, a time traveler for Oxford, is scouring Coventry in late 1940, looking for information about what became of the bishop's bird stump after the Coventry cathedral was bombed by the Nazis. Verity Brown is working undercover in 1888, trying to recover pages from the diary of Lady Scrapnell's ancestor, Tossie Mering.

Chapter 1

Ned Henry, Carruthers and a new time travel recruit are rooting through the rubble of recently bombed Coventry Cathedral looking for the Bishop's bird stump. A dog named is sniffing through the wreckage while Carruthers tries to convince the verger that they are from the Auxiliary Fire Service. Carruthers finally appeases the man by telling him that they were sent personally by her majesty the Queen to help salvage what they could from the beloved cathedral.

Lady Schrapnell has sent historians back in time to investigate the cathedral's every...

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