The Plum Tree - Chapters 25 – 32 Summary & Analysis

Ellen Marie Wiseman
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Chapter 25 – Christine comes to accept working in Grunstein’s house as a blessing in disguise. She is not exposed to the harassment and beatings the others witness. Hanna promises to look into the male prisoner files when she has the chance to do so. Grunstein allows Christine to eat his table scraps and to help herself to small portions of the meals she cooks him. Five weeks later, Christine finds Grunstein drunk. He orders her to sit down and talk with him. He unhappily explains that a plot to assassinate Hitler has failed. The conspirators have been executed and their families have been arrested.

Grunstein reveals his own story. He was an early member of the Nazi Party, thrown out for questioning their methods, sent to a forced labor camp, and then later reapplied to join the SS to gather information. He did this...

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