|Plot Summary of Daughter of the Game|
|"Charles Fraser, a liberal minded Member of Parliment, and his wife Melanie, a beautiful refugee of the napoleonic wars, seem to have a perfect marriage, and two beautiful children. But one evening, when Charles and Melanie are at a party, their six year old son is kiddnapped. Shocked and terrified, Charles and Melanie resolve to do everything in their power to ensure their son's safe return.
It is not long before an aquaintence of their's send a note demanding a legandary and valuable ring as ransom. Though the Frasers are familiar with the significance of this ring, it is not in their posession, so they embark upon a search that takes them all over London.
However, it soon becomes apparant that Colin's kiddnapping may also be tied to his parent's past, specifically ther time as spies during the napoleonic wars."
fran laniado, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Daughter of the Game|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 30%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
- 19th century
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- escape/rescue from kidnappers
General Crime (including known murderer)
Who's the criminal enemy here?
- stolen goods organization
Is Romance a MAJOR (25%+) part of story?
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a moderate amount
Motive of antagonist
How sensitive is this character?
- hard edged
- Smarter than most other characters
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
How many deaths?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog