|Plot Summary of The Snapper|
|"This book is second in the Barrytown trilogy (first book: The Commitments; third book: The Van).
When Shannon Rabbite gets pregnant out of wedlock it is a great shock to her family and sets tongues wagging throughout the whole neighbourhood. She refuses to reveal who the father is, but when rumours start to spread that it's one of her father's friends, she invents a story about having had a one night stand with a foreign sailor and keeps on telling it until people start believing her. The story follows her through the pregnancy and the relationship with her family, especially her father."
Jˇhanna, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Snapper|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Major part of story:
- dealing with unexpected pregnancy
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- an average amount
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 5 ()
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
Lot of foul language?
Amount of dialog
- significantly more dialog than descript
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