|Plot Summary of In Pursuit of the Green Lion|
|"This sequel to "A Vision of Light" moves the story into the realm of fantasy. It picks up where "A Vision of Light" left off. Margret of Ashbury is forced to marry the wealthy Gregory de Villiers (formerly brother Gregory). Although she is repelled by his father and brother, Margret and Gregory grow to love one another. The hundred years war is now taking place, and Gregory is captured and taken to a dungeon. When Margret learns of this, she sets off on a quest to help Gregory, armed with a magical amulet, two ghostly companions, and a mysterious alchemist. The alchemist is looking for the green lion, a mythical statue that will turn base metals into gold, and grant eternal life. His pursuit of this puts all of the characters in danger."
fran laniado, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of In Pursuit of the Green Lion|
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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
- sensitive (sigh....)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy world/fantasy past
- magical artifact
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Very much smarter than other characters
- general past
Takes place on Earth?
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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