The Enigma of Arrival Book Summary and Study Guide

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An acclaimed Caribbean writer retreats to the Wiltshire countryside where he finds for the first time a place where he may be still- and let the world and his perception of himself shift under his eyes...
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   vague finding self/purpose in life (i.e. no plot to book)    -   nature of existence (heavy philosophy) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Pearls of wisdom from homeless?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   40's-50's


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   10 ()

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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