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Johannes Rosmer, who had been a stalwart among the conservatives has decided to announce his conversion to the new liberalism. He is in love with a young lady, Rebecca West, who has come into his house to help care for his sick wife and remained after the wife's death. His brother-in- law,Kroll, who is also a representative of the conservative party threatens to blackmail him by revealing his deceased wife's suspicions about his relationship with the young lady.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Political/social activism    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   general liberal/left wing activism Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Age:    -   40's-50's


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Scandinavia

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   mostly dialog

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