|Plot Summary of The Thief of Always|
Harvey's life was the epitome of boredum until one day a strange looking midget named Rictus approached him, offering him a once in a lifetime chance to liven up his white-bread sububan life. Taking the offer, Harvey arrives at Hood House... where everything is just as he dreamed a perfect life would be like- where there are all 4 seasons in a day, Christmas every evening, and anything you ever wanted as at your disposal. But Harvey knew it was too good to last. When the kids he's grown close to start to disappear and answers are rare- Harvey begins to learn one of life's lessons- nothing good lasts forever.
This synopsis report prepared by Meredith Griffin
|Chapter Analysis of The Thief of Always|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 20%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 50%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 10%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- very upbeat
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- Why do they stay in the haunted house/boat?
- champion of justice
- a kid
Small town people:
- sinister, like an X-Files Gomer Pyle
- fancy mansion
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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