|Plot Summary of 1949: A Novel of the Irish Free State|
|"1949 continues Llywelyn's book series about Ireland in the 20th century. In this book the main character is Ursula Halloran, Ned Halloran's (the main character from the first of the series 1916) adopted daughter who he saved from the streets of Ireland when she was only four. Ursula is a very independent woman in a time in Ireland when woman are just expected to marry and have children. After attending school in Switzerland she comes home to Ireland only to find herself caught between two men who have very different ways of showing their love for her. By the end of 1949 Llywelyn has not only answerd all of the linguring questions of her previous two novel but has also put to rest the main two characters of 1916 and 1921."
Keri, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of 1949: A Novel of the Irish Free State|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Kind of romance:
- love triangle/polygon
Inside culture (main char)
Strong "rags to riches" component?
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Outside culture (society)
- blue collar
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Very much smarter than other characters
- healthy but a geeky weakling
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- an average amount
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 4 ()
- moving train
- rotating 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
- descript of kissing
- actual description of hetero sex
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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