107 pages 3 hours read

Anthony Doerr

All the Light We Cannot See

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2014

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Part 7, Chapters 101-120

Chapter Summaries & Analyses

Part 7: “August 1942”

Chapter 101 Summary: “Prisoners”

Neumann Two arrives at the school to escort Werner to his new position in the Wehrmacht. During the journey, Werner observes train cars of prisoners, sitting upon the bodies of their dead to protect themselves from the wind of the open cars.

Chapter 102 Summary: “The Wardrobe”

After Madame’s death, Etienne retreats to his room for four days. When he comes downstairs, he takes charge, asking the women to leave so that he may resume caring for Marie-Laure. He immediately creates a false back to the wardrobe so that they can reach the attic secretly. He asks Marie-Laure for details of how Madame received and transmitted information. Marie-Laure eagerly agrees to continue going to the baker and bringing home the information baked into their daily loaf of bread. 

Chapter 103 Summary: “East”

Eventually, Neumann Two and Werner arrive in Russia at their duty station. Werner is to use the radio transceivers to locate enemy radio positions. He is surprised and happy to be reunited with Frank Volkheimer. Werner repairs the equipment.