|Plot Summary of Secret of the Sixth Magic|
In a world where magic is as common as water, and students of the fuve arts practice hard, one person, Jemidon keeps failing. Then when the five arts of magic cease to work, he alone works out what has been happening, Melizar has been altering the arts so that he is the only one who controls them. Now Jemidon must work out how each magic works in time to stop him from altering them once again..
This synopsis report prepared by Rachael
One by one the five arts of magic cease to work, starting with sorcery. Jemidon is a student struggling from one art to the next and failing at each. He finally works out what has been happening, magic hasn't dissapeared - the mysterious Melizar has been altering the arts so that he is the only one who controls them...
This synopsis report prepared by Rachael Grew
|Chapter Analysis of Secret of the Sixth Magic|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 20%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 60%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 10%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy world/fantasy past
Coming of age
- a powerful magician
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a primitive/fantasy society
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
- some scientific explanation
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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