|Plot Summary of Frankenstein - Prodigal Son|
A serial killer is stalking the streets and Detective Carson O'Connor and her partner, Michael Maddison are on the case. New Orleans seems just the place for a killer to dismember victims, leaving behind the unwanted remains. The killer is a collector of external body parts but detectives become baffled when internal organs become the trophies.
Deucalion knows what is happening and has traveled the mountains of Tibet to wage a war against the one behind such abhorrence. This one to which Deaucalion refers is his maker, Dr. Frankenstein. Deacalion is his first creation. Deucalion meets with O'Connor on several occasions, gingerly and patiently convincing a reluctant detective that Frankenstein is still creating.
As the mystery unfolds, Carson sees first hand, one of Frankenstein's creation or members of the "new race". It is someone she has known for years and watches as he metamorphoses into something less and less human until he is dead. She knows Frankenstein must be stopped or killings will continue throughout the city. More than that, she knows Frankensteins' desire is to completely wipe out the human race and replace it with creations of his own. He must be stopped.
This synopsis report prepared by Tracey Ray
|Chapter Analysis of Frankenstein - Prodigal Son|
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 - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 30%
Tone of book
- scarey (primal ax-wielding fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Kind of alteration:
- Scientifically turned into another lifeform
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- current (early 21st century)
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- very explicit references to deaths and torture
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- some scientific explanation
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
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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