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Beauty Book Review Summary

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This is a very interesting re-telling of the fairy tale "Sleeping Beauty", but this is not for children.

There are various references to other tales throughout the book. It's part fantasy, part science-fiction, time-travel and saving the world.

It's brilliant, I read it at one sitting, I just couldn't put it down.

Annette Gisby, author of "Silent Screams".
The review of this Book prepared by Annette Gisby








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Plot & Themes

FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   part earth & part fantasy world Coming of age    -   Yes Youngster becomes    -   guardian of justice Time Travel:    -   into past and future equally Romance    -   Yes Romance plotlets:    -   two lovers coping with tough mission Kind of alteration:    -   exotic/alien torture for major character Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Time Travel story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female If magical mental powers:    -   can see into the future

Setting

Terrain    -   Water    -   Mountains    -   Forests Earth setting:    -   19th century    -   18th century    -   during "Tolkien" (fairytime) times    -   near future (later in 21st century)    -   medium future 22-24th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   some scientific explanation Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   impregnation/reproduction How much dialogue?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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