|Plot Summary of Look to Windward|
One culture tries to impose its will on another culture, with disastrous results.
This synopsis report prepared by Charles Smyth
|Chapter Analysis of Look to Windward|
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 - 10%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 80%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
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
- Space, need spacesuit
- Domed/Underground City
- futuristic human warship
- alien spaceship
- a space station
- futuristic human freighter/transport
- really, really giant spaceship/station
Takes place in spaceship?
Accounts of torture and death?
- explicit references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- a significant amount of technical jargon
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
- descript of kissing
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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