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Vianne Rocher and her daughter Anouk had moved from America New York to a French village called Lansquenet-sous-Tannes Vianne Rochers moves with her daughter Anouk into a disused bakery opposite the villages church and turns the disused backery into a chocolate shop When Vianne moves with her daughter into the disused bakery facing the church where Francis Reynaud the young and opinionated cureacute of the parish watches her arrival with disapproval and suspicion When he realizes that Vianne intends to open a chocolate shop in place of the old bakery thereby tempting the churchgoers to over-indulgence Reynauds disapproval increases As it becomes clear that the villagers of Lansquenet are falling under the spell of Viannes easy ways and unorthodox opinions to the detriment of his own authority he is quick to see her as a danger Vianne is an outsider in the village and the village people ignore her and her daughter and Reynaud tries to stop the village people from accepting her as one of their own The extent to which Vianne Rocher is an outsider is that she has just moved from America we are going to start a new life from New York Chapter1 page11 and she also has to remind her daughter Anouk to speak French I have to remind her to speak Frenchpage12 which immediately tells you that they are outsiders and that they do not know the customs of the people of the French village Lansquenet-sous-TannesWhat even makes her more of an outsider is that they are wearing different clothing to them our clothing marks us as strangers transient The extent to which Vianne Rocher is an outsider also is that she does not attend church like the rest of the village people of Lansquenet-sous-Tannes But we would not have been at church this morning anyway Monsieur le cureChapter2 page20 when Francis Reynaud hears Vianne Rocher say this and she says he looked startled but he look
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