|Plot Summary of Tower of Glass|
TOWER OF GLASS is a novel published in 1970.
Simeon Krug is a successful businessman with an obsession. Since alien audio signals have been picked up, Krug wants to be the first to communicate with the aliens. He starts to build a huge communication tower in the arctic. His employees are androids coming from his own factories. These androids have developed their own religion in which Simeon Krug plays the main role as a God who will make them equal to humans in a near future. But Krug, unaware of that, considers only androids as objects created to help him achieve his goal.
This synopsis report prepared by Daniel Staebler
|Chapter Analysis of Tower of Glass|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 10%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 30%
Tone of book
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Robots, Computers, VR
- business executive
- medium future 22-24th century
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- a moderate amount of scientific explanation
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
- actual description of sex
- description of breasts
- descript. of private male anat.
- descript. of non-breast female anat.
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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