Au Bonheur Des Dames = the Ladies' Delight - Study Guide Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

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Geneviève sends for Denise, dying with grief that Colomban has left. The Baudus are not succeeding in their attempt to compete with Au Bonheur des Dames. Baudu blames himself for Colomban's departure. Denise tells him that Colomban would have found a way out, regardless of Baudu's actions. Geneviève asks Denise about Colomban and Clara. Denise tells her of his sad state, not even with Clara anymore and looking for another job. Geneviève has wasted away to the body of a child. She knows she is dying and tells Denise goodbye. Geneviève dies the next morning.

The neighborhood comes out for the funeral. After the service, the procession passes Au Bonheur des Dames again on the way to the cemetery. Bourras talks with Denise about the death of old trade and all the businesses going under, as well as the new departments at Au...

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