|Plot Summary of The Atomic Kid - Adventures in the Antiworld|
John Smith is an ordinary high school kid who gets caught in a scientific experiment devised by the evil Dr. Angstrom and performed by his half brother Dr. Leitz.
The atomic ray designed to give Dr. Angstrom immortality, blows John into the Antiworld where a mysterious character called The Master of the Perfect Word teaches him about thought, and how important it is to his new ability to change both his shape and the course of history.
Using his super heroic powers John has to rescue his three school friends and save the world from being enslaved by the evil Dr. Angstrom. His quest drags them all into a strange parallel world where he discovers that change bestows awesome power when observed carefully and used wisely.
This synopsis report prepared by Anthony Powers
|Chapter Analysis of The Atomic Kid - Adventures in the Antiworld|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 20%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- part earth & part fantasy world
Coming of age
- guardian of justice
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- dimension travel
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- a teen
If magical mental powers:
- can change shapes
- fire/lightning/weather cntrl
- current (early 21st century)
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
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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