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When We Were Orphans Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 13 Summary

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Chapter 13 Summary

Christopher's investigation is leading nowhere. One night, after spending a day in a boathouse where three dead bodies had been discovered, he finds himself in low spirits. He decides to go to a small club to unwind. There, he falls into a conversation with the doorman, who mentions in passing that he saw Sir Cecil and Sarah on their way to the Lucky Chance Club. Christopher decides to look for them there.

Lucky Chance Club turns out to be a rather seedy gambling establishment. He finds Sarah with a very drunken Sir Cecil. Christopher finds out that Sir Cecil has fallen into gambling since he's come to Shanghai and has lost a considerable amount of money. In an attempt to win it back, Sarah and Sir Cecil's evenings are spent at establishments like the Lucky Chance Club, where Sir Cecil becomes wasted and proceeds to lose even...

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