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The Tenth Man by Graham GreeneThe book The Tenth Man by Graham Greene takes place in France in the 1940s during the German occupation of France during the second world war It starts of in a German prison with the narrator talking about the prisoners singling out two specific characters the Mayor of Bourge and Pierre an engine driver Through a situation concerning these two we are introduced to the main character Jean-Louis Chavel who changes his last name to Charlot The narrator goes on to describe who the prisoner can here executions ever night Onenight a German was killed so for punishment three prisoners were to be killed from each shed To be fair the cell where the story starts the men drew marked paper from a shoe Chavel drew the last marked slip which condemned him to death and went into histeria In his histeria he offered to give every thing he owned to someone if they died for him A man named Janvier thinking of his sister and mother spoke up and took his offer After the agreement Janvier drew up a will leaving everything he now owned to his sister and mother The next morning he was executed The story then shifts to months later in Paris where Chavel who name has been changed to Charlot is looking for a job since he gave every thing he had away Charlot then returned to his old home where he meets Janvierss sister and mother Because Janviers sister Therese did not now who he relay was she gave him a job because he knew her brother While working at the house Charlot had several run-ins with many childhood and adult friends but managed to fool them in some way or a another Later a beggar comes along and acts as if he is the real Chavel to escape persecution for being a collaborator with the Germans during the occupation vividly he explains
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