|Plot Summary of Neanderthal|
|" An archeologist finds a Neanderthal skull of recent origin, and sends a cryptic request to his students to come to Central Asia, where two societies, with paranormal powers appear to be survivors from our evolutionary past.
The noble savages with psychic powers are taught once again to use violence, with the inevitable lessons of force. "
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|Review Analysis of Neanderthal|
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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 - 20%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 40%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy story on current Earth
Mental/magical powers focus
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Cultural problems, alien culture
- one culture tries to impose its culture on another group
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
- an entire race
Has magical powers?
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a little/some
- bulging muscles
Takes place on Earth?
- mostly 3rd
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
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