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The Luminaries Part 5, Chapter 3

By Eleanor Catton

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Part 5, Chapter 3

Copper (12 May 1865)

  • Meanwhile, back at the House of Many Wishes, Crosbie was confronting Lydia about what he had just read in the paper: His brother, Alistair Lauderback, was in town.
  • Lydia assured Crosbie that his fortune was safe at the Reserveā€¦but somehow, he didn't believe her.
  • While they were talking, a package arrived from the chemist. Lydia claimed it was hair tonic. However, when Anna got it to Lydia's bedroom, she checked under the wrapping and saw that it was laudanum.

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