|Plot Summary of Bored of the Rings|
Bored of the Rings is a witty parody of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. It tells the stories of all three books in one much shorter paperback. It's only real intention is to be entertaining and it achieves it in style. A laugh from beginning to end.
This synopsis report prepared by Louise Karczmarz
This is a parody of Lord of the Rings. In this version, Gandalf is a discredited charlatan, Gimli and Legolas are constantly at each other's throats, Aragorn murders Faramir to get the crown, and Saruman is an independent businessman just trying to make a living.
This synopsis report prepared by Steve
|Chapter Analysis of Bored of the Rings|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 30%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 30%
Tone of book
- humorous or laughable
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy world/fantasy past
- magical artifact
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Cultural problems, alien culture
- long lived adults
If magical mental powers:
- during "Tolkien" (fairytime) times
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a primitive/fantasy society
- very controlled society
Takes place on Earth?
Planet outside solar system?
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:
- vague references only
How much dialogue?
- mostly dialog
- significantly more dialog than descript
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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