Deathworld II Book Summary and Study Guide

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Deathworld II, one of Harrison's best works, is the story
of gambler Jason DinAlt crash landing on a planet with
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an arrogant captor, Micah Samon. The captor becomes a fellow slave
when both are taken prisoner on the planet, and have
to work their way up through the labor force to plot
an escape.
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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 Repressive society story    -   Yes Tech./$$$/Info hunt    -   Yes Stealing/recovering/destroying    -   weapon    -   power source    -   method of transportation Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Who's a slave/repressed?    -   humans are slaves of other humans

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 primitive/fantasy society 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 How much dialogue?    -   mostly dialog

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