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Moonheart Book Review Summary

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Sarah Tamson is an orphaned heiress who lives in an amazingly large house with her uncle Jamie. The chance discovery of a gold ring draws her into a strange plot - the ring is sought by an unnamed evil, and may once have belonged to the bard Taliesin. Magician Tom Hengyr believes that the bard has become insane and is hunting for his lost treasure, but when Sarah travels through space and time to meet the Celtic bard, she doubts that he could ever have wrought evil, and falls in love with him.

Sarah must face the nameless evil if she is to protect her home and those dearest to her.

This is quite a romanitc piece of fantasy, with elements of celtic and shamanic mythology. There is an otherworld, a faeerie world into which many of the characters are drawn, and from which many monstrous beings erupt to attack them. Secret powers and magics aboud. This is a very pleasing book, imaginative, surprising and very readable.
This report prepared by Bryn Pearson








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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 30%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 20% Tone of book    -   sensitive (sigh....) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   part earth & part fantasy world Romance    -   Yes Romance plotlets:    -   destined love (dream or prediction) Tech./$$$/Info hunt    -   Yes Stealing/recovering/destroying    -   magical artifact Mental/magical powers focus    -   Yes magical powers:    -   magical powers (general) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   20's-30's If magical mental powers:    -   teleportation

Setting

Terrain    -   Forests Earth setting:    -   20th century A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a primitive/fantasy society Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very explicit references to deaths and torture Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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