|Plot Summary of Outside the Dog Museum|
|"What do you want your gravestone to say? Harry Radcliffe, award-winning architect and lover of women, wants his to be unique and extraordinary. He wants his gravestone to read, "The man who built the Dog Museum." However, this epiphany comes before he knows what the Dog Museum is...Once Harry meets the Sultan of Saru, strange and miraculous things begin to happen. He sees God in Venasque's music, is saved by a verz in the form of Big Top the dog, and has a flashback to the time he ate someone else's house. What happens when your reality no longer makes sense?"
Colleen, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Outside the Dog Museum|
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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 - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
- sensitive (sigh....)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy story on current Earth
- love triangle/polygon
- search for identity/new understanding
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- emotionally unstable
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- hard edged
Sense of humor
- Cynical sense of humor
- Very much smarter than other characters
- average physique
- 20th century
Takes place on Earth?
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
How much dialogue?
- significantly more descript than dialog
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