|Plot Summary of Mars Crossing|
|"This is a mediocre account of the third manned trip to Mars. When their return ship ceases to function, a handful of astrounauts and scientists must travel halfway across the red planet to find a return ship from a previous mission that will only hold half their number."
Tyler Volz, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Mars Crossing|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 50%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- primitive/present day space voyage
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Average intelligence
- average physique
Takes place on Earth?
Takes place in spaceship?
Not Earth, in Solar System?
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- a significant amount of technical jargon
Sex in book?
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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Geoffrey A. Landis Resident Scholar Profiles|
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