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Therese Raquin Summary
Émile Gaboriau

Everything you need to understand or teach Therese Raquin by Émile Gaboriau.

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Therese Raquin Summary

Plot Summary

Thérèse Raquin is a story of the consequences faced by the lovers Thérèse and Laurent who murder Thérèse's husband Camille. The lovers conceal their crime and manage to escape the justice system, but find their own punishment in the course of their terrible marriage.

Thérèse comes to live with her sickly cousin Camille as a small child. His mother, Madame Raquin, subjects Thérèse to the same treatments as her precious son. When they are old enough, Thérèse and Camille marry. Camille insists that they move to the city. Madame Raquin purchases a dilapidated shop for her children in a disreputable part of town. Thérèse is resigned to her dull life with her disgusting husband. Camille finds a job and Madame Raquin helps Thérèse run the shop. On Thursdays, Madame Raquin entertains a...

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