English Passengers Book Summary and Study Guide

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This narrative set in the 19th century concerns the events of a sea voyage to the isle of Tasmania undertaken by a group of Englishmen in their search for the Garden of Eden. Each chapter is a journal, letter or simply musings of one or another of those involved in the story revealing their own view of what is taking place around them. Reverend Wilson is the instigator of the trip and Quillian Kewly, the ship's captain, is one of the many colorful characters.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   humorous Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Exploring into the wild    -   Yes kind of story    -   water adventure

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   thief/con artist Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   8 () Ice Caps/Sea?    -   Yes Where?    -   Ocean Jungles?    -   Yes Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   sail boat Island?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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