Lucky Starr and the Big Sun of Mercury Book Summary and Study Guide

Lucky and Bigman have to find out who's sabotaging "Project Light", a project to harness solar energy and beam it back to Earth. They also have to solve the mystery of a murder of a congressman's aide. By the end of the book, it turns out everyone's guilty. The only good part of this book: the buddy scene that Lucky has with a mentally ill robot on the surface of Mercury.

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Lucky has to locate a saboteur who's trying to stop Project Light, a project to tap
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the power of solar energy.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Spying & Investigations    -   Yes What is main char. doing?    -   finding a spy/saboteur Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   government investigator Age:    -   20's-30's


A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   empty, or nearly empty world Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   none/very little science jargon needed How much dialogue?    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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