The Way to Paradise Book Summary and Study Guide

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The story follows the life of 19th feminist-socialist Flora Tristan in her quest to persuade working people of Europe to create a working union, doing so by speaking idealistic speeches and writing revolutionary books. This tour --through cities of France and Spain, mostly--leads to flashbacks in the narrative which show her past life as an abused wife, outcast daughter and apprentice of the utopian ideas of her time.
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Flora's story is interwoven with Paul Gauguin's wild life in the Marquesas Islands.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 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

Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   10 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   South Island?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   touching of anatomy    -   orgies    -   actual description of hetero sex    -   Boob talk!    -   Vagia talk!    -   Weiner talk!    -   two guys doing it Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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