|Plot Summary of The Nimble Man|
Ace, Oct 2004, 6.99, 352 pp.
The Agents of the Menagerie fight to protect the world when a supernatural crisis occurs . The group includes Eve the mother of vampires, Clay the shapeshifter older than time, Squire the hobgoblin, Prince Ceridwen of Fey, and changeling teen Danny. Malevolent creatures roam free as a red mist surround the city cutting off communication with the outside.
The Menagerie, led by enigmatic Mr. Doyle tries to locate the most powerful mage that ever lived, Lorenzo Sangveloce, before the enemy can gain access to arcane supremacy. The Fey Morrigan wants to bring the nimble man into the world so that they can jointly rule over humanity and faery. The battle between good and evil has begun.
This synopsis report prepared by Harriet Klausner
|Chapter Analysis of The Nimble Man|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 10%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy story on current Earth
Mental/magical powers focus
- magical powers (general)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- long lived adults
- during "Tolkien" (fairytime) times
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
How much dialogue?
- significantly more dialog than descript
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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