The Book and the Brotherhood - Part 2 (through page 364) Summary & Analysis

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Part 2 (through page 364) Summary

Gideon Fairfax, Gerard's brother-in-law, tells Violet that he and his wife Pat want to adopt Tamar. They love Tamar as their own daughter, and since they have only a son, they still want a daughter. They see Tamar as the perfect choice to be their child whom they can provide with the life that they believe she deserves. Violet strongly resents his proposal and insists that their only motive is to demonstrate their wealth in the face of her poverty. Gideon has a difficult time understanding Violet's persistent refusal to permit them to help her only daughter. In the meantime, Tamar, pregnant and isolated, visits Lily Boyne and asks her for advice. Lily agrees to help Tamar obtain an abortion. When Tamar leaves Lily's home, Gulliver arrives. He proposes marriage to her, but she does not yet give her...

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