Chapters 11-13 Summary

Mr. Krook comes at Mr. Tulkinghorn’s call to Nemo’s room. He discovers that Nemo is dead; he has Miss Flite, another lodger (and the mad old woman from Chancery) fetch a doctor, who gives the final verdict. Mr. Krook goes to look at Nemo’s portmanteau (a kind of luggage), as does Mr. Tulkinghorn. A young surgeon appears and says that Nemo died of an overdose of opium, though he cannot say if it was intentional. Mr. Snagsby is called for to give what information he can, but he can only relate that Mrs. Snagsby was the one who hired him. At the inquest, Jo the street sweeper is questioned about Nemo, but he can give no definite information. He can only say that Nemo was often kind to him and gave him money occasionally—if he...

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