The Stone Diaries - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4 Summary

This chapter is titled Love, 1936, and for the past nine years Daisy has been living back in Bloomington as a young widow. She has kept herself busy with golf, tennis, and her friends, since her husband's untimely death on their honeymoon. It is not clear at this time exactly what happened to Harold, but everyone in Bloomington knows the story about the incident at the hotel in Paris. Her marriage was never consummated, so Daisy is still a virgin at age thirty-one. Her father is remarried to a young, Italian woman named Maria, and Daisy feels it is time to leave home or, at the very least, take a trip.

Magnus Flett has returned home to the Orkney islands, walking much of the way and finding a sort of inner peace. His son, Barker, believes him to be dead, having not heard from him in many years...

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