Study Guide

The Wanting Seed Part 3, Chapter 7

By Anthony Burgess

Part 3, Chapter 7

  • The prison warder comes to release Tristram's cellmate, the unfrocked priest. When the warder opens the cell door, Tristram attacks him.
  • The prison warder easily beats Tristram down, and breaks his dentures as he gives him one final blow to the face.
  • The warder promises Tristram that he'll never leave the prison alive.