When the middle-aged narrator returns to his hometown, he recalls a time when he was seven, when the world seemed to be about to come apart. Only his eleven-year-old neighbor, Lettie Hempstock, and her mother and grandmother understood the cosmic forces that had been disturbed when Ursula Monkton showed up at the narrator’s house as his new governess. They used all their ingenuity to set the forces in balance again, but the narrator has all his life been struck by the sacrifices they made on his behalf, and the world’s.
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