|Plot Summary of Desperation|
Theres a place along Interstate 50 that some call the loneliest place on Earth. It's know as Desperation, Nevada. It's not a very nice place to live. Desperation is a story about a couple in love, a writer on a roadtrip and the man the man looking after him, a family headed for las vegas, a hitchhiker and the cop that brings them all together to the little mining town of Desperation, Nevada.
These people will all be brought into Desperation by the cop Collie Entragian. After they are all thrown in jail it's up to a little boy named Jack Carver to try to get them out and start the beginning of their trek to freedom from desperation and for finding the truth out about what happened in the past and whats happening in the present. If they stick together they just might stop the evil presence that haunts this town and is trying to kill them.
This synopsis report prepared by James
A group of people encounter an evil force in a small desert town.
This synopsis report prepared by Robert A. DeFrank
|Chapter Analysis of Desperation|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 40%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 25%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 25%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
- sensitive (sigh....)
- scarey (primal ax-wielding fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy story on current Earth
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- the monster chased me!
- the bodysnatchers are coming!
- a kid
- 20th century
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- very explicit references to deaths and torture
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
- some scientific explanation
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
- descript of kissing
- descript of touching personal anatomy
- description of breasts
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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