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Madame Curie Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1: Chapter 7 Summary

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Part 1: Chapter 7 Summary

In April 1888, Monsieur Sklodovska, having retired with a pension, accepts a job as director of a reform school, which, while unpleasant, provides a relatively high salary. He sets aside money for Bronya, who tells him to use part of it to begin paying back Manya. Bronya is passing her examinations in Paris, and has fallen in love with Casimir Dluski, a medical student who, suspected of having been complicit in the assassination of Alexander II, has been forbidden to live in Russian Poland.

Manya's work at Sczczuki ends when the children finish their examinations, and she takes a post with some rich industrialists from Warsaw, where she passes a pleasant year. Then Bronya, who is about to be married, invites Manya to Paris. Manya is torn between her desires to make something of herself and keeping the promise she has made to live with her...

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