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The story begins when the nameless narrator, sitting in a British Airways jet, on its way from Paris the London, shares a sandwich with his fellow passenger, Chloe. By the time they reach the luggage carousel at the airport, he realizes that he is in love. Their relationship progresses and provides a framework for Alain de Botton to reflect upon the joys and sorrows of romantic love, life and the nature of desire.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   nature of existence (heavy philosophy) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


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

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   little dialog

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