The Years - Chapters 7 - 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 is set in 1913, during a snowy January. Eleanor is showing an estate agent around Abercorn Terrace in order to sell it. He tells her that the house is too old-fashioned to sell for a good price. Before leaving, Eleanor has to say goodbye to Crosby, who is close to tears; Crosby reminds her that the house has been her home, too, for the past forty years. Crosby, feeling miserable, takes with her the old dog, Rover, as a reminder of the house.

Crosby moves into a new house, as a maid. She does not like it as much as Abercorn Terrace, but unpacks photographs of the Partiger family to remind her of happier times, and she has a collection of forgotten or left behind items from their home. Rover, however, does not adjust well, and stops eating. Within days, he is put...

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