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The Last Good Man By Patience Swift

By Nkem Egenuka on Thu, 29/06/2017 - 14:05

Summary Of The Last Good Man

Sam lived beside the sea all by himself for many years. He shuts the world off and is at peace with his solitude. His peace is treathened by his discovery of a child washed up on the beach. A woman also shows up and the arrivals . sets that motion a sequence of events that no one can alter.

 

Analysis

Language And Style: The book is written in third person’s perspective and has a lot of suspense.

Characters/ Characterization

  • Sam

Sam is very huge, He alone at the sea side. His life changes when Isobel and the silent girl came into his life. The book revolves around him, as he is a round character.

  • Isobel

Isobel, is a girl from a broken home that lacks marital bliss, open communication and companionship. A product of divorced couples, she embarks on a search for true love that she has so passionately read about from the bookshelf.

  • The lost Girl

 She is a nine-year old girl who is the unfathomable mysterious element in the novel. She was found by Sam on the beach, half dead. She is a silent intruder.

  • Marion

Marion is Isabel’s childhood friend who got married to a local fisherman. She is happily married with 3 Children.

 

Themes

The play revolves around the following predominant themes:

Death 

Loneliness

Love

Companionship

 

Sources

bookreviews.me.uk

tobidebo.blogspot.com.ng

dovegreyreader.typepad.com

 

About the Author

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