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War and Peace - Part 3, Chapters 5-8 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Chapters 5-8 Summary

Old Bolkonsky can't sleep that night. He's angry at Vasili and Anatole, and he's angry with Maria for falling for them. He has seen Anatole's flirtations with Mademoiselle Bourienne. The next morning he tells his daughter that a proposal has been made in her behalf. He hints that Anatole really wants Mademoiselle Bourienne, but that Maria should make up her mind and report back to him in an hour. During the hour, Maria walks into the conservatory and comes across Anatole with his arms around Bourienne. Maria rejects Anatole and tells her father that she never wishes to leave him.

The Rostov's receive a letter from Nikolai informing them that he has been wounded. They all miss him so much and spend a week writing him letters and then send all their letters in a package. Nikolai Rostov rides to Olmutz to meet...

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