|Plot Summary of The House of Thunder|
Susan woke up in a hospital in a town she had never seen before, and realized she had no idea who she was. She had amnesia, but once her memories came back to her she realized she remembered everything about herself except how she got into the accident that landed her in the hospital, and she had no recollection of her job. Susan was haunted by a past that saw her college boyfriend killed by racist fraternity boys, and her desperate attempt to escape. Now ten years later she ran into the boys from that dreadful night one by one during her hospital stay. She struggled between a world of nightmares and reality and didn't know which was which. She uncovers the horrifying truth about what can happen when people start experimenting with brainwashing and mind control.
This synopsis report prepared by amy blaine
A woman wakes up in a hospital with amnesia and assumes she's in the U.S., when, in fact, she's in Russia. She is tormented by events from her own past and events presently happening in the hospital.
This synopsis report prepared by Monica Hughes
|Chapter Analysis of The House of Thunder|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 20%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
- wild experiments on people
- mass brainwashing
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin
Small town people:
- sinister, like an X-Files Gomer Pyle
- fort/military installation
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
- very gorey references to torture
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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