|Plot Summary of Iron Coffin|
A German U-boat, damaged by patrol bombers off Cuba, limps northward through the Gulf of Mexico to the deep bayous of coastal Louisiana, there to seek shelter and effect repairs with the help of an isolated clan of Cajun trappers. Nazi gold can buy help in escaping back to occupied Europe, but at the hands of the Cajun's dangerous leader, gold can also buy betrayal....
This synopsis report prepared by Alan Duffy, a NYC attorney
|Chapter Analysis of Iron Coffin|
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 - 40%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
- WW II
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Escape/rescue behind enemy lines?
- navy soldier
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
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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