The Girl You Left Behind - Part 1, Chapter 1 - Part 1, Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

Jojo Moyes
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Part 1, Chapter 1

It is October 1916, in St. Peronne, France. Sophie Lefevre is dreaming of food. She wakes up to learn from her sister that German troops have arrived to arrest Aurelien over a hidden pig. They believe that a man named Suel has told authorities about the pig. The Kommandant is with the German troops. If the pig is found, they will all be arrested. Sophie tells her sister Helene to deny everything. Sophie then rummages through her father’s study to find a knife. She rushes down to the cellar where the pig, only half-grown, sleeps. The piglet wandered away from the Girard farm during a German search and was brought to the farm by Grandma Poilane. Sophie knocks out the piglet with chloroform. Then, she wakes her daughter Mimi. Sophie wraps the pig in a baby blanket and...

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