|Plot Summary of Pigs Don't Fly|
|"When the village whore dies she leaves behind her fat daughter who doesn't even know her own name! Records reveal her name is Somerdai and she begins an arduous journey to find a promised husband. With her father's magic ring she finds she can speak to animals. She is joined by a foul-mouthed stray dog, a run down horse, a blind amnesiac knight, a messenger pidgeon with a broken wing, a tortoise and a winged pig. Each wants to find their home. "
Jeanelle Lane, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Pigs Don't Fly|
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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 - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy world/fantasy past
Coming of age
- an adult (general)
Mental/magical powers focus
- animal related power (fantasy)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- a teen
Has magical/special powers?
Magical/mental powers of main character:
- can talk to animals
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Average intelligence
- quite fatty
- general past
Takes place on Earth?
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- explicit references to deaths
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
- descript of kissing
- descript. of private male anat.
How much dialogue?
- significantly more dialog than descript
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