|Plot Summary of The Coast of Utopia - Shipwreck|
|"This is the second play in Tom Stoppard's trilogy, The Coast of Utopia. This follows a group of young, wealthy, Russians struggling against the Tsarist regime. They begin in a mansion in the Russian countryside, and eventually leave for Europe. They are in France for the revolution there, and speak and act to bring the European revolution to Russia until they realize the French revolution has not altered the fundamentals of class distinction. Besides politics, "Shipwreck" follows the characters romantic lives and misadventures, culminating in a series of revelations at a rented mansion in Italy."
loveandsqualor9, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Coast of Utopia - Shipwreck|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- 19th century
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
War/Revolt/Disaster on civilians
- Revolution, general
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- throughout most of the book.
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
- No single main character?
Is this a play?
Amount of dialog
- mostly dialog
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