|Plot Summary of Reuban's Trial|
Survival on earth after a comet hits.
This synopsis report prepared by Maxine Gregory
Reuban's Trial is the story of a family's desperate flight from the aftermath of a natural disaster, a comet impacting on the earth. While they are in hiding, they learn that quarreling Middle Eastern countries are about to engulf the world in nuclear war. Then peace comes and the world relaxes. But, when the American President is killed and another takes his place, the family realizes then, there may be no place to hide. Despite all, their religious faith keeps them strong.
This synopsis report prepared by Verneal Maze
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|Chapter Analysis of Reuban's Trial|
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 - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 25%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 25%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy story on current Earth
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- surviving a post environmental/nuclear disaster
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- blue collar worker
- distant future
- current (early 21st century)
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
How much dialogue?
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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