Chapters 13 and 14 Summary
A Ghost is Laid. As Gwendolen and Marigold continue to spend time together, and as Gwendolen continues to taunt Marigold about Clementine (but only occasionally), Marigold takes comfort in imagining that Clementine would have ended up as fat as her self-indulgent, weepy mother, Mrs. Lawrence.
Gwendolen convinces Marigold to join her in a plan to secretly attend a costume ball hosted by Uncle Klon and Aunt Marigold to celebrate a family wedding,. They find some old dresses in the attic, narration revealing that the one worn by Marigold is one of Clementine's.
Following an enjoyable journey through the night, Marigold and Gwendolen arrive at the party. As they make their way into the room where the dancing is, Gwendolen slips and falls, knocking Marigold onto the floor in front of Mrs. Lawrence, who recognizes Clementine's dress, goes into hysterics, and accuses Lorraine of plotting to humiliate her. Gwendolen shouts...