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A Very Long Engagement Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Other Side of No-Man's-Land Summary

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The Other Side of No-Man's-Land Summary

Celestin agrees to take Mathilde to Bingo Crepuscule and Sylvain joins them, pushing her wheelchair around no-man's-land so that she can see where her fiancy died. The new owner of the farmland that was once a battlefield tells them that a young girl dug up a shallowly buried tin. Inside the tine was a piece of paper explaining that five men were buried beneath this box. The five men were dug up, and all had bandages on their hands. The bodies were then transported in pine coffins to their final, and current, resting place. Later, Mathilde picks up on the fact that the woman who explained how the five men were found did not mention that one of them was wearing a red glove. Celestin Poux had told Mathilde that the glove he had given Manech was quite gaudy...

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