|Plot Summary of Lullaby|
Lullabye is quite simply about the power of sound. Investigative reporter Carl Streator discovers a poem out of Africa that has the power to make you sleep...forever. This culling song as it is called is in a children's book and now Streator must race to try and destroy all copies before it falls into the wrong hands.
This synopsis report prepared by Joseph Demarco
What would you do if you held death in your hand? Who would you kill, if anyone? And what if you had, inadvertantly used this power to kill your family? Carl Streator is holding death, and he's not quite sure how to handle it. After accidentily killing his family with the mysterious culling song, Carl goes on a crusade to find and destroy every copy ever printed. He joins up with Helen Hoover Boyle, a real estate agent who sells haunted houses, her secretary Mona Sabbat, a Wiccan with a purpose, and Mona's angst-ridden boyfriend, Oyster. Lullaby is eerie and questioning...
This synopsis report prepared by Colleen
|Chapter Analysis of Lullaby|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 25%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 15%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 30%
Tone of book
- cynical or dry-wit
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy story on current Earth
Mental/magical powers focus
- coping with mental/magical powers
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- the inanimate object chased me!
- 20th century
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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