|Plot Summary of Dreams of April Ten|
Douglas Adams and Hart James are both dreaming of a girl named April Ten. But they are having her dreams, not their own. As they try to figure out what is going on, people are dying from spontaneous human combustion (SHC). They learn the dreams are tied to the SHC cases. Then it is discoverd by Hart that Douglas Adams isn't who he claims to be. In fact, hardly anyone is who he claims to be including Hart. As the characters strive to find out who they really are and what this has to do with the Dreams of April Ten, April surfaces as a real person who is running and hiding. It all has to do with an event that happend in Alaska 20 years earlier. They all head for Alaska independely of one another, and along the way, more people die from SCH and more people are pulled into the mystery.
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|Chapter Analysis of Dreams of April Ten|
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 - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 10%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 40%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- exploring the dreamscape
Takes place on Earth?
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- some scientific explanation
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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