Volume 2: Chapters 6, 7, 8 and 9 Summary and Analysis
Safie’s father: a Turkish man Felix helps escape from prison
The creature continues his story. After spending months observing the peasant family, he was able to learn their language and their family history. The family, known as the De Laceys, were of noble birth and had lived in France for many years. Safie’s father, a Turkish merchant, was on trial for an unknown reason, although political motives were suspected. At the conclusion of the trial, Safie’s father was sentenced to death, an obvious injustice, and all Paris was indignant. It was generally considered that the man’s religion and wealth, and not the alleged crime, had been the cause...
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