Study Guide

The Wanting Seed Part 2, Chapter 8

By Anthony Burgess

Part 2, Chapter 8

  • In the jail cell where he's being held, Tristram continues to insist that he wasn't involved in the fabric workers' protest.
  • Although a number of the other men with him are allowed to go free, Tristram is kept where he is. He threatens to write to the Home Secretary, and the officers on duty tell him to go right ahead.