THE CHARACTERS: The book is almost exclusively dedicated to the exploits of Saul Tevvis. There are a handful of supporting roles but aside from Gedge, the British manservant, and Bunty there are solely two different characters with any real elements to play. First is Wanda Reeve, daughter of the native reverend and the apparent object of Saul’s libido. Terhune attempts to paint her as a lady of mystery together with her mercurial temperament – pleasant at first, then inexplicably giving Saul the cold shoulder and soiled appears to be like. She’s virtually an ornament serving no actual objective till she’s known as upon to fall in love with our rugged and manly hero within the ultimate paragraphs.
It appears odd to assume that our minds might so vividly remember a made-up world, a dreamworld. It’s nearly like my thoughts has a map to my dreamworld and regardless that I could … Read more