Study Guide

The Wanting Seed Part 4, Chapter 10

By Anthony Burgess

Part 4, Chapter 10

  • Although Shonny is wracked with grief for his dead children, Tristram isn't sympathetic. He does his best to pump Shonny for information about Beatrice-Joanna.
  • Shonny tells Tristram that Captain Loosley took Beatrice-Joanna and the twins, and that they were headed back to London.
  • Tristram tries to convince Shonny to lend him money for his journey back to London, but Shonny refuses.