|Plot Summary of Lola Rose|
|"Jayni Fenton once lived with her mother, father and younger brother, until her mother won the lottery. Her father used to hit her mother whenever he lost his temper, but suddenly hits Jayni when she confonts him about his beatings. Her mother, brother and herself run away with their lottery money to London and change their names, so Jayni becomes Lola Rose.
At first life is too good to be true and the family can afford more luxuries, and Lola Rose has a new circle of friends. However their life turns upside down again when her mother starts seeing an art student and finds out she she has cancer. She goes to hospital, leaving Lola Rose to care for her brother. Her aunt arrives and for a while the family can have a little normality, but meanwhile their father is on their trail and track them down..."
Liza Rosette, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Lola Rose|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- present (2000-2010)
Kids growing up/acting up?
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Age 11-14
Age group of kid(s) in story:
- grade school
Parents/lack of parents problem?
- fighting with domineering daddy
- a kid
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 5 ()
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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