The Language of Flowers: A Novel - Chapters 8-14 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 8-14 Summary

In Chapter 8, Victoria continues to work in Bloom, Renata's flower shop. Victoria earns Renata's trust and is left in charge of the shop while Renata makes a wedding delivery. Alone in the shop, Victoria encounters one of Renata's somewhat grumpy customers, Earl.

Victoria picks flowers for his granddaughter and learns later that he was very pleased with the results. Earl's disposition improves and he continues to come in for Victoria's help. Due to Victoria's hard work and ability to read the customers and pick the right flowers, Renata offers Victoria a standing job. The chapter ends with Victoria receiving a flower message from the mysterious vendor that says he overcomes all obstacles.

Chapter 9 finds Victoria remembering back to living with Elizabeth. It is the morning after she searched the vineyard all night for the spoon she threw and she realizes that...

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