Sorcerer's Son Book Summary and Study Guide

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This is the story about a boy whose mother is a sorceress who uses spiders to make magic. The boy does not know his father and was told he died. He goes in search for him and to learn about himself. He does not want to be a sorcerer, but a knight like his father. He does not know that his father was really a sorcerer. His father is a sorcerer who uses demons and tries to kill him and his mother because his mother won't marry him. He learns how to be a sorcerer and use both spiders and demons.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 30%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 20% Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Coming of age    -   Yes Youngster becomes    -   a powerful magician Magical Beings/Mental/Magical/Powers    -   Yes magical powers:    -   magical powers (general) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   mage/magician Age:    -   a teen If magical mental powers:    -   can talk to animals    -   can cast many different spells


Terrain    -   Forests A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a primitive/fantasy society Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   impregnation/reproduction

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