Toll Gate Book Summary and Study Guide

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Captain John Staple arrives at Tollgate and finds a scarred boy whose father has disappeared. He stays the night and meets a squire's daughter who he falls in love with. Her grandfather is dying and her cousin keeps hitting on her. John pretends to be a commoner (with her knowledge) to discover where the missing tollgate operator and a bankroll of coins are and to protect his lady.   
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   Regency era Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   investigating theft/fraud If one lover chases another...    -   he chases after her

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King

Main Female Character

Unusual characteristics:    -   Very shy


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths What % of story is romance related?    -   60% Weird Victorian/Shakespearean English?    -   Yes Focus of story    -   Him How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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