Nine Princes In Amber Book Summary and Study Guide

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Corwin wakes up in the hospital on 20th century Earth and does not remember who he is or what he is. He only knows he was kept in the hospital drugged and that he healed impossibly fast. He fights his way out of the hospital and finds his sister in order to find out about himself.
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The review of this Book prepared by Lani

This excellent fantasy takes off from page one and never really slows down. The main character tries to discover his own name, his murky background, and who is trying to keep him on ice. It's a classic book that inspired a number of more modern authors and reads like greased lightning. I envy the folks that can read this for the first time.
The review of this Book prepared by Arref Mak

Awaking with amnesia, Corwin uses native wit, courage and luck to find out from those around him who he is... a lost prince of a race of supreme beings... and he begins on the road to an attempt to regain his birthright from evil brother Eric, and return to the magical kingdom of his birth.
The review of this Book prepared by Struan Whitbread

Corwin awakes on Earth with amnesia. What he finds out is that he's a member of the royal family of Amber, the only true world. All other worlds, including Earth, is a shade of Amber. His brother Eric is currently what Corwin wants to be, the king of Amber.
The review of this Book prepared by Christina

Corwin, Prince of Amber, wakes up in a hospital with no memory whatsoever. He gets out, recovers his memories, and tries to kick his brother Eric off the throne of Amber, the One True World. Corwin fails, gets blinded, and spends four years in the dungeons before he regrows his eyes and escapes.
The review of this Book prepared by Jennifer Jerlstrom

Corwin, prince of amber, wakes up to find himself in a hospital without much in the way of memory.
As he encounters family members and recovers his memory he realizes that he's been elbowed out in his attempts to get the thrown to
the magical kingdom of Amber, so with his brother Bleys raises an army to recover it. But he gets caught, his eyes get burned out, and
other bad things happen.
The review of this Book prepared by Steve

Chapter Analysis of Nine Princes In Amber

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 21.1%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 21.1%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 46.7%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 11.1% Tone of book    -   cynical or dry-wit FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   part earth & part fantasy world Spying & Investigations    -   Yes What is main char. doing?    -   unraveling a conspiracy Political power play    -   Yes Political plotlets    -   overthrowing govt/kingdom Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age:    -   long lived adults If magical mental powers:    -   super strength    -   teleportation


Terrain    -   Water    -   Mountains    -   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

Sex in book?    -   Yes

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