|Plot Summary of The View From Ararat|
|"It's 100 years after the events of Deucalion, and the people who live on this planet have to deal with a new obsticle; a mysterious disease. It literally turns people to stone, and is passed on through contact between people and objects - touching an infected object will give you the 'Crystal Death'. This is about a quest to find a cure for it, before it's too late..."
Vera Crystal, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The View From Ararat|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 10%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 40%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
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
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Very much smarter than other characters
- average physique
- natural phenomena
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- throughout most of the book.
- medium future 22-24th century
- futuristic human freighter/transport
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a futuristic society
- inhabited by friendly aliens
- primitive aliens
Takes place on Earth?
Planet outside solar system?
Takes place in spaceship?
- rotating 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- some scientific explanation
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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