Restless Heart Book Summary and Study Guide

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"Restless Heart" is the story about a young girl from the lower social classes, Therese Tarde, who falls in love with a young man of the upper classes, Florent France. At first she wants to show him that she is not interested in his money and tries to protect him from her disreputable family. Soon the ease of his life, his happiness, his talent and goodness begin to make her feel unworthy. He is too perfect and perfection is something she cannot deal with. Her feelings of her own imperfection make the prospect of life with him impossible.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Lover is    -   of a different social class

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   musician Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   2 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   mostly dialog

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