|Plot Summary of Harvest of Stars|
In the future Earth is under the tyrannical rule of the Avanist Govt. The only ones who can combat is the fireball Company under Anson Guthrie and brave space pilot named Kyra Davis. Kyra must rescue Anson's personality which is downloaded on a computer.Their adventures take them from a Earth to exotic lunar colony and finally to a planet menaced by a dying star. Anderson's speculations of artificial intelligences, biotech and nanotech are first-rate and his lyrical prose makes his novel literally sing.
This synopsis report prepared by RODNEY POWELL
|Chapter Analysis of Harvest of Stars|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 20%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Kind of alteration:
- turned into/from a robot/computer
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- Planet surface, need spacesuit
- Space, need spacesuit
- Domed/Underground City
- Earth's Moon
- medium future 22-24th century
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a futuristic society
Takes place on Earth?
Planet outside solar system?
Not Earth, in Solar System?
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- a lot of techical jargon
Sex in book?
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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