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Little Momo turns up one day in a city suburb and makes her home in the ruins of an old amphitheater. She soon befriends the people in the neighborhood who take it upon themselves to feed and protect her. One day mysterious gray men turn up and begin their campain to steal time from people, and suddenly all of Momo's friends are too buisy to visit her anymore. Momo barely escapes from them with the help of a tortoise which leads her into the land of Secundus Minutus Hora (Time). She returns to the world, armed only with one hour of time, to save her friends from the grey threat.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 10%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 30% FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   part earth & part fantasy world Coming of age    -   Yes Youngster becomes    -   guardian of justice Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Cultural problems, alien culture    -   Yes Culture clash-    -   one culture tries to impose its culture on another group Intense exploration of society's culture?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Age:    -   a kid


Earth setting:    -   20th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment How much dialogue?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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