Indiana Jones and the Dance of the Giants Book Summary and Study Guide

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The young Indiana Jones starts his first teaching post as an archeology professor at the London University. Scottish-born twenty-year old Deirdre Campbell one of his students and also the brightest, claims in her thesis that she discovered a golden scroll which is proof of the existence of the mythical sorcerer Merlin. Intrigued by this, Indy joins Deirdre and together they set off to various locations on Britain and Scotland. However obtaining the truth behind this myth is not as easy as it seems, since Adrian Powell, a Parliament member, is also seeking to resurrect the ancient order of the Druids and through it gain great power to conquer the world. It is at Stonehenge where they experience the savage dance of the giants and where the secret of Merlin is revealed.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   1930's-1950's Exploring into the wild    -   Yes Plotlets:    -   searching for treasure/artifacts Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   teacher Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Forest?    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   London

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths A lot of techno jargon?    -   Yes Kind of jargon?    -   archaeology Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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