|Plot Summary of Long Train to the Redeeming Sin|
|"This is a strange, very dramatic collection of short stories about fascinating African women. I was disturbed
by it, but I couldn't put it down."
Elizabeth Schooner, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Long Train to the Redeeming Sin|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Inside culture (main char)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Outside culture (society)
- African Black
Has magical powers?
Magical/mental powers of main character:
- can read emotions
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- bulging muscles
- long-lived adults
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- throughout most of the book.
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 10 ()
Kind of Africa:
- Black Africa
- hostile arabs
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
- actual description of hetero sex
- descript. of female anat. (the big V)
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
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