|Plot Summary of Dreams in the Witch-House|
Gilman, a scholar who needs a break, decides to move into a boarding house previously owned by a witch. Soon he starts having horrific dreams in which the witch Keziah and her wretched mutilated familiar sacrifice children. Soon he is killed and then, a few years later, the roof is blown off the house, revealing various scrolls on necromancy and forbidden rituals and the knife and bowl used in the rituals.
This synopsis report prepared by Topaz Bowman
|Chapter Analysis of Dreams in the Witch-House|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 30%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 10%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 30%
Tone of book
- scarey (primal ax-wielding fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- part earth & part fantasy world
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- bad dreams
- 20th century
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- explicit references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- some scientific explanation
How much dialogue?
- little dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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