Night In The Lonesome October Book Summary and Study Guide

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Ed got a letter from his girlfriend telling him how she has found someone else. Heartbroken, Ed couln't sleep and went for a walk. Ed is not alone in the dark shadows of the night. Strange people come out to play at night. Ed spots a girl walking along and follows her. This becomes a nightly thing. He gets obsessed with finding out who she is. During his nightly adventures he runs into all kinds of night crawlers including canibal trolls who live under the bridge. He does however befriend the mysterious girl named Casey. She can help him learn the ways of the night.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 40% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Horror Story?    -   Yes Horror plotlets    -   the mad stabber chased me!

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   sinister, like an X-Files Gomer Pyle

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gorey references to deaths/dead bodies and torture Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   actual description of sex    -   rape (yeech!) Unusual forms of death    -   eaten Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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