The Sixteen Pleasures Themes

Robert Hellenga
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Restoration

Restoration is a major theme in this book. At first, it seems logical that this is a theme since Margot's job is restoring antique books. However, it's about much more than books. It's about the restoration of the city, the restoration of relationships with friends, the restoration of relationships with family, and the restoration of ones' self.

As high school is coming to an end, Margot knew exactly what path her life was going to take. Her mother's devastating illness changed the course of her life forever. Since that point, Margot is trying to discover where she fits in, what she believes in, and what she can call home. Throughout this book, she learns about herself. She develops relationships that challenge her and help her grow spiritually and mentally.

With her new self-awareness and a purpose, Margot, herself, is in the process of being restored. As the book...

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