|Plot Summary of Amaryllis Night and Day|
This strange book weaves reality between being awake and dreaming. Peter Diggs a painter and teacher at the Royal College of Art in London has a bizarre dream in which a young woman beckons to him before entering a Chinese lantern bus. The woman in the dream turns out to be Amaryllis in real-life. Amaryllis is able to draw people into her dreams and they dream the same dream together. Unfortunately in the awake world parts of the dream crossover and become reality. Similarly past experiences occur hauntingly in the conjured up dream. Peter meets Amaryllis by strange psychic co-incidence. She teaches Peter how to pull her into her dreams and they begin a weird reality shifted journey together.
A weird and wonderful psychic tale that shifts reality creating a dream world which is alive.
This synopsis report prepared by John Marcel
|Chapter Analysis of Amaryllis Night and Day|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 20%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy story on current Earth
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- dimension travel
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- 20th century
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
- actual description of sex
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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