The Infatuations - Part 1 - Section 1 Summary & Analysis

Javier Marias
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“The Infatuations” is a story told from the point of view of a woman, Maria Dolz, who becomes infatuated by the lives of a “perfect couple” she sees habitually at her local coffee shop before work. For Luisa, this couple offers a refreshing break from her dull existence. When the couple stops arriving at the coffee shop, however, she finds herself involved in a violent mystery.

Part 1 began in the coffee shop, where Luisa watched the “perfect couple” enjoy breakfast. It was the last time Maria would see the man of the couple, Miguel Desvern. At this time, Luisa had not yet spoken to either Miguel, or his wife, Luisa. She knew them only through her observation of their interactions. Later that day, Miguel would be stabbed to death. When Miguel left the café, it was the last time Maria or Luisa...

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