She tries to change her life, not for the better living conditions for her children, but for herself to feel as if she is still in her twenties.
Although, he always finds something special about her that makes him want more of it, he is embarrassed of her manners, childlessness, innocence and simplicity when being in public.
He leaves Saint-Henri, not knowing Florentine is pregnant.
I'd read twenty pages and i'd get bored of it.
It seems like she struggles with the poverty the most, but only because she constantly reveals her emotions to her husband, and her two older children, Florentine and Eugene.
I did not understand why people around me, liked reading books so much.
Rose-Anna could have overcome the poverty, if the decisions she made were logical.
That is very unluckily to happen since her husband cannot find a good job or any job at all.