71 pages 2 hours read

Zadie Smith

The Fraud

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2023

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Parts 7-8

Chapter Summaries & Analyses

Part 7: “Volume 7” - Part 8: “Volume 8”

Part 7, Chapter 1 Summary: “D is for Doughty”

Edward and Kathryn Tichborne and their son Henry change their names to Doughty. Andrew Bogle continues to work for Edward, running grueling errands for him. This job puts Bogle in proximity to those in power, such as the exiled King of France.

Part 7, Chapter 2 Summary: “Upton Park, Poole”

Bogle adapts to the Doughtys’ new lifestyle. He adopts their religion and becomes very pious. Edward starts paying him fifty pounds a year.

Part 7, Chapter 3 Summary: “The Christmas Uprising, 1831”

News reaches Bogle and the Doughtys about an enslaved uprising on Christmas in Jamaica.