|Plot Summary of Taran Wanderer|
|"Taran, a foundling, leaves home to find his parents. Along the way, he meets many adults who become foster-parents to him, teaching him skills or helping him hone the skills he already has. Finally, he meets his father... or does he?"
Shade, Resident Scholar
|"In a continuation of the Pyrdain Chronicles, Taran seeks the Mirror of Llunet which he hopes will reveal his parent's identity and establish his lineage. Along the way he encounters a number of adventures: he must help King Smoit make peace among rival lords, defeat the wicked wizard Morda, fight Dorath and his band of outlaws, sacrifice a gift to help save an imposter, and learn the skills of potter, smith, and weaver. Eventually Taran finds the Mirror, but has learned that identity is more than a matter of bloodline. "
Charles Brown, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Taran Wanderer|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 15%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 35%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
- sensitive (sigh....)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy world/fantasy past
- part earth & part fantasy world
Coming of age
- an adult (general)
Political power play
- preventing/managing clash/war between govts/kingdoms
- search for identity/new understanding
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Kid's book (ages 7-14)
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- a teen
- during "Tolkien" (fairytime) times
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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