set in Paris, France in 1880. a young middle class woman dreams of a lifestyle far beyond her reach. one day, her husband comes home with tickets to attend a very affluent party, and she is excited to attend, but upset that she will look dowdy.
Mathilde Loisel husband gives her money to buy a dress, but she is not satisfied until she asks wealthy friend for a necklace to borrow.
my life has been horrible because of thet necklace that i borrowed 10 years ago
the necklace goes missing, after ays searching, she and her husband decide replace it with a one that looks identical. the replacement cost more money than they make, and takes them ten years to pay it off.
Oh! my friend, that necklace was fake
after ten years of hard work and struggles, the couple pays off all their debts.
one day Mathilde is walking to the market and sees the friend that she borrowed the necklace from. she decides to tell her what happend.
Forestier, tells Mathilde that the necklace was fake