A Very Long Engagement - The Lovers of Belle de Mai Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 28 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of A Very Long Engagement.
This section contains 635 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the A Very Long Engagement Study Guide

Summary

Valentina’s letter is dated, July 31, 1924. She tells Mathilde she killed Lovrouye and the other officers to avenge Nino's death, and she does not regret her actions. Nino was the only man she ever loved. Other than her godmother, he was the only person who ever loved her. Tina explains to Mathilde that it was her idea to become a prostitute and not Nino’s. She made the decision because the couple needed money. They had lived a happy life in a nice apartment with good furniture until Nino got into a fight and was sent to prison. Tina confirms Mathilde’s suspicion that Nino's last letter to his lover was written in a code that only the two of them understood. Because of the code, Tina knew where Nino was and that he was in trouble. She did some of the same...

(read more from the The Lovers of Belle de Mai Summary)

This section contains 635 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the A Very Long Engagement Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
A Very Long Engagement from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.