Chapter 15 Summary

Frith takes the message that de Winter will return at about seven o’clock this evening, and the girl is disappointed that her husband did not ask to speak to her. She had slept badly and had bad dreams when she did sleep. This morning she looks tired and drawn. At ten o’clock, Beatrice calls and asks her to go visit Gran, and the girl is eager to go, hoping the visit will make the day pass more quickly.

Beatrice tells the young girl she does not look well—too thin and no color—and wonders what is wrong with her. After the girl convinces the older woman that she is not pregnant, Beatrice assures her sister-in-law it would be a wonderful thing if she and de Winter had a child. Beatrice drives to her...

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