|Plot Summary of Door to December|
A psychiatrist's daughter was kidnapped by her ex-husband years ago. When the daughter is finally found, the real fight begins. One by one the people who held her captive become mysteriously tortured and killed. Everyone is afraid the young girl will be next.
The mystery unravels as to what happened to the young girl while she was kidnapped. The young girl, Melanie, is unable to speak, but her mother soon learns that the young girl went through extreme torture as her father used her for a rat in his experiments.
Since her mother is a psychiatrist, she takes leave from work to try to help her daughter recover. One by one everyone involved by the experiment is killed, and soon a mysterious power catches up to Melanie and her mother, and then they realize the mysterious monster is Melanie herself. Will Melanie's mother be able to save her from herself and bring her back from the tortures she had to endure while kidnapped?
This synopsis report prepared by Sarah V. Richard
|Chapter Analysis of Door to December|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 30%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- scarey (primal ax-wielding fear)
How difficult to spot villain?
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- body snatchers/mind control
- escape/rescue from kidnappers
General Crime (including known murderer)
- a kid
- Super genius
Accounts of torture and death?
- very gorey references to deaths/dead bodies and torture
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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