Suite Française - Part 2, Dolce: Chapters 3 and 4 Summary & Analysis

Irène Némirovsky
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Part 2, Dolce: Chapters 3 and 4 Summary

The Angellier's German officer boarder, Bruno von Falk, has moved in. Lucile Angellier is not in love with her husband, having been raised in an entirely different culture. She knows Gaston had a long-term affair with a woman who bore his child, but is indifferent. Von Falk is young and "lovely." Lucile contemplates his feelings about them, and compares him to the bedraggled French soldiers.

The Germans bring new life to the village. They are not sure how the French feel about them, but they are good to the children. They are expected to stay for three months. The French carry on their Easter Sunday activities, in spite of the Germans.

In Chapter 4, we learn the Angellier house is exquisitely beautiful and the nicest one in the village. Spring is around the corner, but it is still...

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