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Madame Curie - Part 3: Chapter 25 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3: Chapter 25 Summary

For twenty-two years, Marie lives in a large, sparse apartment on the Isle Saint-Louis. Her pension has made her financially comfortable, though Marie, ever frugal, limits her spending to plants and to two country houses she builds, in the village of Larcouëst and in the south. She dreams of building a house in Sceaux, but she never finds the time for it. Irene is Marie's constant companion, living and working with her mother, until she marries Frederic Joliot, a worker at the Institute of Radium. Although the Joliots take their own apartment, they lunch with Marie four times a week. Later, Marie takes pleasure in seeing Irene's daughter, Helene, who seems to be as despotic as her mother once was. Although not a demonstrative grandmother, Marie often goes out of her way to see the child.

After Irene moves out, Marie and Eve live...

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