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Alvin Maker, a young boy with supernatural powers of creation, is sent away from his family to begin his apprenticeship as a blacksmith. His master cheats him, and his enemy the Unmaker secretly encourages people to try to destroy Alvin. Alvin meets Arthur Stewart, a young half-black runaway boy who was conceived when his mother was raped by her master. When the master sends bounty-hunters after Arthur, Alvin and his friends try to protect him, with mixed results.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Coming of age    -   Yes Youngster becomes    -   a powerful magician Repressive society story    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   a teen If magical mental powers:    -   can talk to animals    -   healing

Setting

Earth setting:    -   18th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   main character impregnated against her will    -   major character becomes a sex slave    -   actual description of sex    -   rape/molest (yeech!) How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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