Sarawak Book Summary and Study Guide

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Two men, worlds and cultures apart, clash in their quest to control the most savage and inhospitable land on earth, Sarawak. James Brooke, a young English aristocrat grows up with dreams of fortunes to be made in the Far East. To realize his dream, James turns his back on a life of ease and comfort, breaks a promise to his father, renounces love, and through fate and the force of his indomitable will, finds himself in one of the most hostile and primitive environments on earth and face to face with Awang Api, a cruel and fiery Malay nobleman who wants Sarawak for himself.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   1600-1899 Exploring into the wild    -   Yes Plotlets:    -   surviving elements in wilderness    -   trouble with tribes Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   explorer Age:    -   20's-30's


Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Southeast Asia Jungles?    -   Yes Jungles    -   snakes Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   peddle boat    -   warship Island?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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