|Plot Summary of The Pirate|
|"Baydr Al Fay was raised to be a Westernized business man so that he could handle the oil riches of the Prince of his unnamed country. He is promised that his son will be named heir of the Prince, who has no sons of his own. Baydr's first wife, an Arab woman, bears him only daughters. He divorces her and marries, Jordanna, a young Californian, who becomes a Moslem and bears him two sons. Terrorists plot to use Baydr's family as hostages to get him to help them conduct their business. They get one of his daughters to help them. In the end he has to get the Israelis to help save his family.
Robbins interlaces the plot with explicit descriptions of Baydr's sexual activities with Jordanna and others, Jordanna's with other men, as well as the heterosexual and homosexual relations of almost all of the minor characters."
Jack Goodstein, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Pirate|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Inside culture (main char)
- story of "the rich"
Crime & Police story
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- business executive
How sensitive is this character?
- hard edged
- Smarter than most other characters
- very athletic
- an organization
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- an average amount
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 3 ()
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- explicit references to deaths
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
- touching of anatomy
- actual description of hetero sex
- descript. of female anat. (the big B's)
- descript. of female anat. (the big V)
- male homosexuals doing their thing
- a lot of flashback and forwards
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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