|Plot Summary of Adiamante|
A clash of cultures as a kinder and gentler earth needs defending from attack.
This synopsis report prepared by Dinah
|Chapter Analysis of Adiamante|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 20%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Political power play
- preventing/managing clash/war between govts/kingdoms
Cultural problems, alien culture
- one culture tries to impose its culture on another group
- politician/elected ruler
If magical mental powers:
- fire/lightning/weather cntrl
- mind reading
- mind control
- can read emotions
- Domed/Underground City
- distant future
- futuristic human warship
- a space station
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a futuristic society
- very controlled society
Takes place on Earth?
Planet outside solar system?
Takes place in spaceship?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- an average amount of scientific explanation
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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