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"As The Crow Flies" is the saga of Charlie Trumper whom, after his grandfather's death, takes over running of his fruit cart in the streets of London during the first few years of the 20th century. The book follows his progress from the small cart, to owning his first shop after his service in World War 1, and his further quest to fulfill his dream of owning the "biggest barrow in the world". However, it is not an easy process and there are many obstacles and people who want to see his dream squashed, especially a determined, wealthy lady who can use her money to stop his goals. It also follows the events of his family life, meeting his wife and having a family. The story starts in 1900 and goes until 1970, capturing many difficult periods of the last century.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1900-1920's Life of a profession:    -   businessman, small Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK City?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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