|Plot Summary of Call From a Distant Shore|
Very E.T. like. An alien with telepathic abilities is stranded on a moon near Mars. The alien uses his telepathic powers on several humans in a position to help rescue him.
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|Chapter Analysis of Call From a Distant Shore|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 10%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 50%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 10%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 30%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- generally friendly contact with alien(s)
Mental/magical powers focus
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Takes place on Earth?
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
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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