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The Emperor's Children - Chapter 55, Married, Chapter 56, Not Telling, Chapter 57, A Speaking Engagement Summary & Analysis

Claire Messud
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Chapter 55, Married, Chapter 56, Not Telling, Chapter 57, A Speaking Engagement Summary

Marina feels neglected by Ludo and calls Danielle. Danielle tells her Julius has been hurt and is coming over, so Marina decides to come as well. The three friends sit at Danielle's studio apartment and talk about David feeling entitled to hurt Julius, and about Bootie feeling entitled to say what he wanted about Murray.

After Marina leaves Danielle's apartment, Julius says he knows Danielle is seeing someone because she seems different and the apartment even smells different. After Julius leaves, Danielle begins reviewing her plans for her tryst with Murray on Monday night. She is buying food, and putting the fancy sheets on her bed.

Murray is preparing for the trip that he knows is cancelled but his family thinks is still on. On the way...

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