|Plot Summary of See How They Run|
In 1980 and thirty-seven year old Dr. David Strauss and his wife, Heather, are attending a glitzy party at David's family home. The party is in honor of David's brother, Nicholas and his wife Berri, who have been nominated for an Oscar. When Nicholas and Berri are on stage accepting their Oscar, when a man yelling German, comes on stage and shoots them. Moments later, a group of terrorists attack David and his family. Heather and David's grandmother, Elena are both shot and killed.
Nazi's have started to rise in power again. The Fourth Reich is coming. David and his childhood friend, Alix Rothschild, a model/actress and former concentration camp survivor, join forces to combat the ever growing threat of the Fourth Reich. Their journey takes them to Russia and finally to the Olympics.
This synopsis report prepared by Sarah Bryson
|Chapter Analysis of See How They Run|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 30%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:
- deposing an evil leader
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Who's the terrorist enemy here?
- Religious Jew
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Amount of dialog
- significantly more dialog than descript
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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