The Trumpeter of Krakow - Epilogue: The Broken Note Summary & Analysis

Eric P. Kelly
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Epilogue: The Broken Note Summary

It is now 1928. The Vistula River's course has changed over the years. It now surrounds the entire plain containing the new city of Krakow. The castle and cathedral on the Wawel remain, as does the old Cloth Hall, which was renovated during the Renaissance Period. Royalty no longer resides on Wawel Hill, but a different kind of glory can be found in Krakow, which is a center for the arts, music, crafts, and education. Centuries of war and many fires have besieged the city, but the Church of Our Lady Mary still stands, and from its tower, each hour without fail, a trumpeter sounds the Heynal, always ending on the broken note.

Epilogue: The Broken Note Analysis

In this Epilogue, the author, an American historian specializing in the history of Poland, places the story in modern context...

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