|Plot Summary of Frostflower and Thorn|
|"Frostflower is a powerful sorceress, desperate to have a child against all the edicts of her God. Thorn is a swordswoman who has accidentally gotten herself pregnant. They are both being hunted by the farmer-priests, and both outcasted from society. "Frostflower and Thorn", by Phyllis Ann Karr, is an excellent adventure, both physically and emotionally. The two women work to survive with each other, against all odds."
Pamela Piarowski, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Frostflower and Thorn|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy world/fantasy past
Spying & Investigations
What is main char. doing?
- rescue mission/escape from confinement
Repressive society story
- controls your sex
Mental/magical powers focus
- search for identity/new understanding
- coping with mental/magical powers
Kind of alteration:
- exotic/alien torture for major character
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Cultural problems, alien culture
- one human from different culture of other humans
- infantry soldier
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Cynical sense of humor
- Average intelligence
- very athletic
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a primitive/fantasy society
Planet outside solar system?
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- explicit references to torture
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- rape/molest (yeech!)
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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