Study Guide

Dark Places Chapter 40

By Gillian Flynn

Chapter 40

Calvin Diehl—January 3, 1985 4:12 a.m.

  • In this weird chapter, we get Calvin Diehl's perspective after the murder. He can't believe how wrong it went.
  • Calvin Diehl had never killed anyone before who didn't want to be killed, especially not a little girl.
  • For the first time, Calvin Diehl considers himself a "murderer" (39.8).

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