Do you remember the emotions you experienced the first time falling in love? You probably could think of nothing else, as nothing else mattered to you. How about loneliness? Anyone willing to admit, you felt a desire to spend one's life with another? What kind of foolish efforts arose from these emotions?
If you are two out of two, I believe the third factor for reading "Malcom's Measure" will make you open the pages to read episodes of up and down experiences of what Malcom experiences.
If you, thirdly, are interested in adventure and historical fiction you definitely have the right book in your hand!
Read all about "Malcom's Measure." See where his emotions will have coincided with yours.