The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Why was mother so startled by Maria's sudden appearance?


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Before they left, Mother had said, "We should never have let the Fury come to dinner... Some people and their determination to get ahead" (40). Maria had overheard her and Mother had tried to backtrack, becoming embarrassed. Maria had been embarrassed, too, and had quickly gotten in the car.