Deathworld I Book Summary and Study Guide

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Jason DinAlt is a gambler who comes to the plany Pyrrus, a world
where every living thing--plants and animals--are hostile
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to human life, and the humans there are very, very tough.
Jason tries to figure out why the animals are hostile,
but the more he digs, the more the people there get hostile
to him.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Explore:    -   stranded on alien planet, fighting aliens to survive Adversaries are…    -   giant monsters Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   20's-30's


A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a futuristic society    -   unfriendly aliens    -   empty, or nearly empty world Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   none/very little science jargon needed Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only How much dialogue?    -   mostly dialog

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