The Collected Stories of Colette - Love Summary & Analysis

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Love Summary

"In the Flower of Age" describes a liaison between an older woman and a younger man. Though they have a lively social life, the older woman is disappointed to find that the younger man starts to act old and never wants to go out. In "The Rivals," Clara and Antoinette are rivals for a singer named Bussy. Clara finally "wins" him, only to find out that Antoinette has already married her cousin and left the country on a long honeymoon, making Clara far less interested in Bussy. "The Respite" is the story of a man who, in physical pain, found a picture in the newspaper of his wife kissing another man. In his rage and jealousy, his arm pain goes away. However, he confronts her, and she acts so assuredly innocent that he is no longer certain that the picture is of her...

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