Therese Raquin - Chapters X - XII Summary & Analysis

Émile Gaboriau
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Chapters X - XII Summary

Laurent continues to come to the shop every day, but he and Thérèse do not have any more meetings. One Thursday, Michaud tells of a disturbing murder and admits that many crimes remain unsolved. The company argues about the implications of this admission. Grivet tells the story about a servant who goes to prison for stealing silver, but is later released when the silver is found in the nest of a magpie. Camille asks Michaud if there are murderers who remain free. Laurent and Thérèse stay quiet during this conversion.

In Chapter Eleven, Camille, Thérèse, and Laurent take a a trip to Saint-Ouen. They find a clearing and rest there for a few hours. While Camille sleeps, Laurent risks discovery by kissing Thérèse's ankle. Laurent moves to crush Camille's face, but then walks...

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