|Plot Summary of Otherland|
|"It can't be done! This story is epic-like, complex, with great sci-fi and fantasy elements. Otherland is an incredible computer network that is taking the lives of children. Courageous characters get sucked in so they can solve the mystery and save loved ones. "
Debbie Savannah George, Resident Scholar
|"The characters are trapped in a virtual reality setting. At first, they think it is only a virtual reality, but they can die in it, or worse. The story starts with the main character finding out about a worldwide epidemic that her brother is affected with. This epidemic seems to be linked to Virtual Reality, as she finds out. The characters discover Otherland, and attempt to find out what it is there for.
Meanwhile, two detectives seek a depraved killer with powers to destroy electric devices. The killer is also hunting the group trapped in virtual reality.
This is a great book, I highly recommend it."
Boaz Haberman, Resident Scholar
|"A cyber punk novel with fantasy worlds that exist in Virtual Reality. The main character trys to discover what caused her brother to fall into a coma. Other characters across the globe experience weird phenomenon in VR and all are drawn to the secret world of Otherland, a VR world beyond comprehesion."
Bravo_Leader, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Otherland|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- part earth & part fantasy world
Spying & Investigations
What is main char. doing?
- rescue mission/escape from confinement
Robots, Computers, VR
Robot, PC, VR Plotlets:
- virtual reality
- fighting bad computer AI
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- average physique
- an organization
- long-lived adults
Takes place on Earth?
Planet outside solar system?
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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