Tulip Fever - Chapters 49-55 Summary & Analysis

Deborah Moggach
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In Chapter 49, Gerrit is determined not to be distracted by liquor as he does his final errand for Jan. He first picks up the package from Claes. On the way to his next errand, Claes sees a drowned dog in the canal. He thinks that could easily happen to him when he was drunk, but he reminds himself he is not going to drink that day.

In Chapter 50, Maria describes the complicated arrangements she has made with a wet nurse. Cornelis is confused by Maria’s plans to take the baby to the nurse but chooses to trust Maria. He feels a new affection and gratitude toward Maria.

In Chapter 51, Gerrit has finished his shopping. He is tired and thirsty but is determined to get his packages home without drinking.

In Chapter 52, Sophia wakes in one of Mattheus’ upstairs bedrooms. She is supposed...

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