Son of the Sword Book Review Summary

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Sinann the faerie (Sidhe)loves Scotland, and Scotland is in trouble. She invokes a powerful spell involving a magnificent sword, calling for a hero, a Cuchulain, to aid her beloved land. What she gets is Dylan Matheson, martial-arts teacher, Celtophile(he is proud of his Scottish heritage), who has no idea what he has gotten himself into by handling that same sword--in the 20th Century...but he is about to find out.
The review of this Book prepared by Tina Loflin

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 30% Tone of book    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Time Travel:    -   largely backwards/past War or Invasion    -   Yes Major kinds of combat:    -   sword fights Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Time Travel story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   teacher Age:    -   20's-30's If magical mental powers:    -   can cast many different spells    -   healing


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

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   actual description of sex How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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