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Bruce Hastie, a young Scottish engineer, plunges into the smoke, grime and heat of a London foundry and finds Heavy, a colossus of a working man, reading poetry. From this paradox springs the hope of an artistic renaissance where musicians, writers and artists enter factories to enliven and change people's lives. But social change comes with a price - death and destruction. Can the movement survive in such a materialistic world?
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Life of a profession:    -   blue collar worker Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   nature of existence (heavy philosophy) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   engineer Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   6 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK    -   Switzerland City?    -   Yes City:    -   London

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   actual description of hetero sex    -   Boob talk! Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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