|Plot Summary of The Discrete Charm of Charlie Monk|
|"Charlie Monk is a highly skilled soldier carrying out assasinations and rescue missions for his employers until he finds out that he is a genetically modified chimpanzee altered to be the world's best soldier. Upon finding this out he plans to escape from those that created him, along with the scientist who, under duress, created his false upbringing."
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|Review Analysis of The Discrete Charm of Charlie Monk|
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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 - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Spying & Investigations
What is main char. doing?
- rescue mission/escape from confinement
Kind of alteration:
- Given added abilities
- Scientifically turned into another lifeform
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Has magical/special powers?
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Average intelligence
- average physique
- an organization
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- throughout most of the book.
- near future (later in 21st century)
Takes place on Earth?
- rotating 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- explicit references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- a moderate amount of scientific explanation
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
How much dialogue?
- significantly more descript than dialog
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