|Plot Summary of Such a Long Journey|
|"A citizen of Bombay, India, Gustad Noble struggles with a rebellious son who disappoints him, a wife influenced by superstition, a betrayal by his best friend and the loss through death of another good friend. He finds himself the unwilling participant in a dangerous government plot. He undertakes to be a protector of a retarded orphan living nearby. He faces all this while trying to be a responsible father and husband in order to live up to his idealized memory of his forebears. "
Coletta Ollerer, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Such a Long Journey|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Inside culture (main char)
- Indian (Ghandi, not Sitting Bull)
- family young v. old guard
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
If story of urban/rural...
- Big city life
- Indian Indian
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Average intelligence
- average physique
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a substantial amount
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 7 ()
- dirty, grimy (like New York)
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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