The Blind Assassin Part 14, Chapters 1-3 Summary

Margaret Atwood

Part 14, Chapters 1-3 Summary

After Laura’s death, Iris began to weave together elements of things Laura had told her in order to come to her own conclusions. She assumed that Richard was the man who got Laura pregnant. With this in mind, Iris wrote a letter to Richard, stating that Laura had confessed the truth. She did not define what that truth was. Instead, she only hinted at the facts in hopes that Richard would confess. Then, in supposed retaliation for Richard’s transgressions, Iris told Richard that she no longer wanted to live with him. She would not file for divorce so he could publicly save face. In exchange for her silence, Richard was to provide her with a set amount of money with which she would find a new place to live for herself and...

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