Firefly Summer Book Summary and Study Guide

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A wealthy American returns to the small town in Ireland to re-build Fernscourt, the old mansion that burned down years ago. His plans to turn Fernscourt into a hotel catering to Americans brings new friendships, passion, tragedy, and turn this peacful town upsidedown.
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This is a close second to Tara Road. It is a long book, but well worth the read. An excellent beach book!
The review of this Book prepared by Darcey

This is the story of a man and woman who have had a small Irish pub and have lived a quite peaceful life with their young children. Suddenly the wealthy owner of the previously vacated building returns to the area and proceeds to build a grand hotel.
The review of this Book prepared by Delight Comphel

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1960's-1970's Life of a profession:    -   blue collar worker Ethnic/Regional/Religion    -   Irish Other aspects:    -   story of the poor    -   story of "the rich"    -   immigrant story Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes Woman's story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   small businessman Age:    -   20's-30's    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Irish Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Ireland Island?    -   Yes Island:    -   Atlantic Ocean Island Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   impregnation/reproduction Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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