Part 2, June 16-21 Summary
Amelia Maugery writes to Remy Giraud, thanking her for her kindness in writing the letter which explained Elizabeth McKenna’s last days and death. She knows it could not have been an easy task for the young woman, as it undoubtedly dredged up her own horrible memories of the war. While she and the other Literary Society members have been praying and hoping for McKenna’s return, they are glad to know the truth rather than live in a state of perpetual uncertainty. They are all thankful that their friend had a friend like Giraud.
Maugery asks if she and Dawsey Adams can come visit her in the hospice in France; they know it might be disturbing to her, but they would very much like to see her. They have an idea...
(The entire section is 605 words.)