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Hopscotch Book Review Summary

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Horacio Oliveira, a Latin-american inmigrant in Paris, is abandoned by his partner, la Maga, after an accident involving the death of her child. A story is made of play on words and stream of consciousness which tries to convey the desperate feelings of Oliveira as he goes traveling through France, Uruguay and Argentina looking for his lost love.
The review of this Book prepared by Augusto Wong Campos








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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   depressed Time/era of story    -   1960's-1970's Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Coping with loss of loved one(s)    -   Yes Loss of...    -   wife/girlfriend/squeeze

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Hispanic/Latinic Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   South

Writing Style

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

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