|Plot Summary of Otto Penzler Presents: Hopscotch|
Forge, Sep 2004, 14.95, 271 pp.
Government agent Miles Kendig is forced to retire. Several years pass. Miles is ready to get back in the game on his terms. This time he will be a rogue exposing the world's espionage units to the public. Competing spy agencies form strange bedfellows with one quest: destroy Miles before he exposes them. Gleefully, Miles, a veteran of twenty-five years of field work, looks forward to the ultimate cat and mouse game.
This synopsis report prepared by Harriet Klausner
|Chapter Analysis of Otto Penzler Presents: Hopscotch|
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 - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:
- stopping a saboteur/spy
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Who's the terrorist enemy here?
- evil subgroup in own govt
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Amount of dialog
- significantly more dialog than descript
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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