|Plot Summary of Golem in the Gears - Xanth 9|
Stanley Steamer is missing, and Ivy can't do a thing about it, or can she? She sends Grundy Golem to go find Stanley, for she is grounded. Grundy goes to the Good Magician, who tells him that the one who knows where Stanley is lies in the Ivory Tower.
This synopsis report prepared by Aline
Grundy the Golem (turned real) is searching for his little friend Ivy's pet. That is the gap dragon, reduced to a baby, named Stanley. So he must ride the monster under the bed to the ivory tower. The rest is for you, the readers, to find out!
This synopsis report prepared by Nikki Moon
Grundy the Golem is dissatisfied with the lack of respect he gets. To prove himself he goes on a Quest to rescue Stanley, the missing baby Gap Dragon. The only advice he has is to ride the Monster Under the Bed to the Ivory Tower. How is that supposed to help him?
This synopsis report prepared by Melissa G.
|Chapter Analysis of Golem in the Gears - Xanth 9|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 30%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy world/fantasy past
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- exploring a wondrous planet or phenomena
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- long lived adults
If magical mental powers:
- can talk to animals
- 20th century
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a primitive/fantasy society
Takes place on Earth?
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
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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