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A young cavalry officer makes a terrible blunder at a ball by inviting to dance a paraplegic young girl. Overwhelmed by guilt and pity, he will send her flowers and get into the habit of visiting her everyday in the company of the father and the cousin of Edith, the young girl.

He will learn from Dr. Condo, the actual doctor of Edith, that her father, an ungarian noble named De Kekesfalva, is in fact Leonard Kanish, a Jew who became multimillionnaire years before but who, in quick succession, lost his wife and saw his daughter become paraplegic.

Out of pity, the young officer will be involved more than he would have liked in the life of de De Kekesfalva family. When Edith confesses one night that she's madly in love with him, he'll understand but too late that one must beware of pity.

This report prepared by Daniel Staebler








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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1900-1920's Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Family, caring for ill    -   Yes Who is sick?    -   Daughter because he/she is    -   physically ill Lover is    -   physically ill/deformed

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Age:    -   20's-30's

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () Europe    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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