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Eleven Minutes Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 31 Summary

Paulo Coelho
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Chapter 31 Summary

Maria awakens in Ralf's home the next morning and mentally debates whether or not she should stay in Geneva, because she has found her perfect love in Ralf. Maria decides to go forward with her plans, calls a cab, and leaves the house without waking Ralf.

Maria arrives four hours early at the airport. While she waits she has dreams that Ralf will show up and rescue her, just like the leading man does in all the movies. Maria tempers her wishful thinking with thoughts of the reality of living with a man complete with housework, bills to pay, cooking, and infrequent sex.

When Maria boards the plane she once again indulges in the fantasy that Ralf will show up, declare his undying love and whisk her away from the airport. Ralf does not appear and Maria hides her disappointment in sleep on the trip from Geneva...

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