|Plot Summary of The Lion Of Farside|
|"Curtis Macurdy is a farmer, and when he marries Varia, he finds out she is not of this world. She is from a magical world seperated from Earth by a dimensional barrier. When he comes home one day and finds that his wife has been taken by the Sisterhood of her home world, Curtis sets out to rescue her. He doesn't know what he is getting into, but in the process of trying to find his wife, he becomes the invincible warlord Makurdi. He will let nothing stand in his way to rescue his wife."
Ed Phillips, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Lion Of Farside|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 30%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- part earth & part fantasy world
Spying & Investigations
What is main char. doing?
- rescue mission/escape from confinement
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Has magical/special powers?
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Average intelligence
- average physique
- an organization
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- an average amount
- 20th century
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a primitive/fantasy society
Takes place on Earth?
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
How much dialogue?
- significantly more descript than dialog
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