|Plot Summary of City of Joy|
|"The book shows the life of its main character, a Polish priest who settles down in the slums of Calcutta to help its people and serve the society. Also displayed is the life of a rich American doctor, who joins the main protogonist and helps him. The book is touching and shows the life of the poorest of the poorest."
don jacob thomas, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of City of Joy|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Kind of living:
- general poverty story
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- religious figure
- Eastern European
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Average intelligence
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 8 ()
- dirty, grimy (like New York)
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- explicit references to deaths
- No single main character?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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Dominique Lapierre Resident Scholar Profiles|
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