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I'm Italian, so I'll do my best: this is the story of an impoverished family.The sudden poverty brings the two sons, Hasan and the younger Hasanayn, and the daughter Nafisa to loose their honesty and to forget moral behaviours. When the family has again a situation of well-being, the real tragedy happens.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Poverty, surviving    -   Yes Kind of living:    -   general poverty story    -   making "Ends Meat" by prostitution Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Loss of...    -   parents

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Arab


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   8 () Africa    -   Yes Kind of Africa:    -   Arabic Africa

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   actual description of hetero sex Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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