|Plot Summary of The Harrowing of Gwynedd - The Heirs of Saint Camber 1|
|"King Cinhil is dead and his sons are too young to rule. A group of advisiors strip Camber, his family, and the rest of the Deryni of their lands, making them outlaws. Only Prince Javan, 2nd son to Cinhil, sees the ploy for what it is, a chance for the church and the council to rule his country. With only the help of a handful of Deryni, Javan must once again try to rescue his families Kingdom from the hands of the tryants . "
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|Review Analysis of The Harrowing of Gwynedd - The Heirs of Saint Camber 1|
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Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 20%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy world/fantasy past
Political power play
- saving govt/kingdom from external overthrow
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- a kid
Has magical/special powers?
Magical/mental powers of main character:
- mind reading
- is very quick
- can read emotions
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Cynical sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- missing body parts/abilities
- an organization
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a lot
- during "Tolkien" (fairytime) times
Takes place on Earth?
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- explicit references to torture
How much dialogue?
- mostly dialog
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