|Plot Summary of The Association|
When a young writer and his wife buy a home in a planned community, they soon realize that their dream house is a nightmare. The homeowners' association, a mysterious and creepy group of old men, continually change the rules and murder those who break them. The people in the nearby town shun those who live in the fenced-in complex, fearful of the residents and their homeowners' association. When friends arrive to lend a helping hand, they turn up missing--or dead. The mystery is finally cleared up, as the association prepare to kill those who would defy it in a bitter, violent contest in which the only rule is to kill or be killed.
This synopsis report prepared by Gary Pullman
Barry and Maureen have bought a new house in a gated community. Something they didn't think they would ever do, but how bad could it be. The association is there to protect their community. Well Barry and Maureen soon find out that the association is more involved with their personal life then anyone would have thought possable. Their friends can't visit without approval. They can't make any changes to their property. They can't even have sex without being watched. If they do something the Association does not approve they are fined a huge amount of money. Once in debt they can't even leave. The Association makes sure their rules are followed by rude punishments. Barry and Maureen don't know which of the neighbors to trust either. They begin to wonder if they will ever get out of this mess alive.
This synopsis report prepared by Sherrie L. Jones
|Chapter Analysis of The Association|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 30%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 30%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Who's the terrorist enemy here?
- evil corporation/billionaire
Small town people:
- hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids
- sinister, like an X-Files Gomer Pyle
Accounts of torture and death?
- very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies
- very gorey references to deaths/dead bodies and torture
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
- touching of anatomy
- actual description of sex
Unusual forms of death
- dropped from large heights
- run over
- blunt clubbing (like seals)
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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