A Cast of Smiles Book Summary and Study Guide

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This story is about a group of friends. Julian has just married Veronica but has doubts about his feelings towards her and marriage. He has an ex-girlfriend, Katherine, who is still obsessed with him and she seeks to right an imagined wrong with disasterous consequences. Gloria is a flirt and forever looking for a good time. Teddy is a good story teller and joker but never seems to have a girlfriend. George is a little slow in thinking and desires Katherine who's not interested in him. Peter is the intellectual of the group. The story focuses on their character growth; kindness, honesty and understanding towards each other, and their motivations. An excellent read.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   fighting matchbreaker (parents/authorities) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Lover is    -   chased obsessively but totally uninterested Unmarried Love Triangle?    -   Yes Married, fooling around?    -   Yes

Main Character

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


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   2 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   impregnation/reproduction Amount of dialog    -   little dialog

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