|Plot Summary of The Fifth Child|
A middle-class couple becomes social parasites living off the money of his father to be a happy, perfect family living in a mansion paid for by the father. All goes as "planned" with their first four children but with the pregnancy of the fifth child the mother turns psycho and the child becomes a "freak" to the family. It is a constant struggle between the main family and the extended family on how to go back to normal with a weird child.
This synopsis report prepared by Stephen Futral
Harriet and Her husband have five kids her fifth child is a pain. She is torn between a child destroying her family and love for her child.
This synopsis report prepared by Christopher M
|Chapter Analysis of The Fifth Child|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Family, struggle with
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Major part of story:
- general child raising
- White (American)
- Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 4 ()
Small town people:
- sinister, like an X-Files Gomer Pyle
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- Boob talk!
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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