The Bridges of Madison County - Chapter 3: Ancient Evenings, Distant Music Summary & Analysis

Robert James Waller
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Chapter 3: Ancient Evenings, Distant Music Summary

Following dinner, Robert and Francesca took a walk in the meadow. Robert brought along one of his cameras. It had been a while since she had taken a walk after dinner. Richard usually watched TV after they ate while she read. She hated TV. Robert quoted Yeats and she knew the passage. She recalled how the teen boys that she taught pooh-poohed poetry as less than masculine. The boys snickered about the references to the phrase "golden apples of the sun" while the girls blushed.

After their walk, they came in for coffee and brandy. Robert watched as she had to stretch and reach for the brandy and glasses which had been shoved to the rear of the cabinet. The attraction between them was intensifying but Robert tried to suppress the desire he was beginning...

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