The French Lieutenant's Woman Chapters 60-61 Summary

John Fowles

Chapters 60-61 Summary

Charles goes to the address that has been sent to his solicitor—the address where Sarah is now living. He is taken to a room filled with sketches and paintings; Sarah is meeting with two gentlemen. When she sees Charles, she is stunned. She takes him to another room so they can be alone.

Sarah tells Charles that she left Exeter without knowing that he was planning to break off his engagement to Ernestina. Because Sam did not deliver Charles’s letter, she thought she would never see Charles again, so she moved to London. Without knowing it, she was being observed by a famous artist who lived in the neighborhood where she found a place to stay. The man was a widower and grew curious about her and took her in. She...

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