|Plot Summary of K is for Killing|
|"Alternate history: The USA got a fascist government during the depression. 30 years later the country is a dictatorship with ghettos, lynchings, slavery and concentration camps. By 1940, the US government is negotiating a pact with Nazi Germany. A British SOE agent is sent in by submarine to assassinate president Charles Lindbergh... "
Geir Grim, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of K is for Killing|
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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 - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 10%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 40%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- alternate history
Spying & Investigations
What is main char. doing?
- spying/espionage in enemy territorry
- deposing an evil leader
Repressive society story
- strict rationing of freedoms/goods
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
- Average intelligence
- average physique
- 20th century
Takes place on Earth?
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- very explicit references to deaths and torture
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- actual description of sex
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