Fingersmith - Part 2, Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

Sarah Waters
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Part 2, Chapter 10 Summary

After the letter from Richard arrives, Sue offers to tell Maud's fortune. Maud has seen her sorting cards, but has said nothing. As Sue tells Maud's fortune, Maud observes that one of the cards, the two of hearts, has fallen to the floor. Maud thinks of one of the hearts as her own and grinds it into the carpet, making a crease in the card. In Sue's narrative, the reader learned that Sue intended this to be the last card in the fortune. It was to be the card denoting a love relationship.

The next morning Maud observes that Sue's hands have grown whiter and smoother and that they have healed her nail biting. She becomes resolved to complete the tasks she was to accomplish before Richard's return. Maud tells Sue she is tired of seeing her in the same dress...

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