|Plot Summary of Black House|
Stephen King and Peter Straub are back with the long awaited sequel to The Talisman. Retired detective Jack Sawyer must revisit his long forgotten past to rescue a small boy who has been kidnapped by an agent of the Crimson King, and solve the child murders plaquing the town of French Landing. In classic King/Straub style, Black House is filled with past and present, interwoven with fantasy and reality.
This synopsis report prepared by David Rhodes
|Chapter Analysis of Black House|
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 - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Time/era of story:
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- Why do they stay in the haunted house/boat?
Has special powers?
Magical/mental powers of main character:
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
Accounts of torture and death?
- very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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