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In Bones of the Moon, the author paints an amazingly surreal picture of Rondua, the dream world created by Cullen James. Her dreams start out small and slightly disturbing. But as quickly as they began, they grow
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into a dream world where nothing is predictable. Dogs wear top hats, long forgotten machines live in the desert, and a madman who changes shape is trying to take over. With the help of several friends, including her aborted child Pepsi, Cullen must save Rondua before her real world is destroyed. Carroll is one of the greatest authors today and Bones of the Moon one of his best works.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 10%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 20% Tone of book    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy story on current Earth Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Explore:    -   dimension travel--general    -   exploring a wondrous planet or phenomena Inner Struggle    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   search for identity/new understanding Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Kid's book (ages 7-14)

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   artist Age:    -   20's-30's If magical mental powers:    -   can talk to animals


Earth setting:    -   20th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex in book?    -   Yes How much dialogue?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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