|Plot Summary of The Holy Man|
|"Susan Trott's book "The Holy Man," is a short novel focusing on a combintation of eastern philosephy and an eccentric old guru, who spends his days helping others find meaning in their lives. The Holy Man teaches simple grains of wisdom, and carries no underlining religious, political or other kinds of themes, other than finding the beauty and humo(u)r in life."
Daniel, Resident Scholar
|"In a line, pilgrims are healed on their way to seek healing from the Holy Man. This story of redemtion lets the reader take a close look at the inner workings of people - the emotional guides for their actions. You may see yourself from time to time - but you'll like yourself more when you're through..."
KLynn, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Holy Man|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Tone of book?
- very sensitive (sigh)
Time/era of story
Life of a profession:
- story of the poor
- story of "the rich"
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- religious figure
- Eastern European
How sensitive is this character?
- soggy whimpering jelly muffin
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- healthy but a geeky weakling
- natural phenomena
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- throughout most of the book.
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 2 ()
- climbing on trails
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
- No single main character?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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