|Plot Summary of Carnosaur|
|"David Pascal is a young journalist who lives in the British countryside of Worchester with his mother. He becomes suspicious of a wildlife collector named Penward for grisly killings of a Siberian tiger which occurred in the peaceful and boring countryside. Pascal bravely seduces Penward's wife and learns the truth: Penward has used genetic engineering to turn chickens into dinosaurs. Soon, dinosaurs ranging from deinonychus to tarbosaurus are set loose causing death and destruction. "
Josh Nelson, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Carnosaur|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 50%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 10%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
- scarey (primal ax-wielding fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- 20th century
- dinosaur times
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- explicit references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- a significant amount of technical jargon
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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