Outlander Book Summary and Study Guide

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This is the first in a series of what will be five time-travel romance of fantastic fiction, deals with passion and honor. When Claire travels back in time to a violent Scotland skirmish in 143 after serving in WWII torn England as a nurse, she encounters kidnapping, witchcraft and makes use of her war-time medical knowledge. There are twists in plot, lots of humor and bravery untold. You will love the male character Jamie! Even if you think time-travel romance seems hokey, you will like this story, and will run to find the rest of the books in the series. The first in what will be a series of five books, this time-
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Plot & Themes

FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   part earth & part fantasy world Time Travel:    -   largely backwards/past Romance    -   Yes Romance plotlets:    -   love among disparate social classes    -   love triangle/polygon Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Time Travel story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Age:    -   20's-30's


Terrain    -   Water    -   Mountains    -   Forests Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   none/very little science jargon needed Sex in book?    -   Yes How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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