The City of Gold and Lead - Tripods Trilogy 2 Book Review Summary

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Will (the main character) gets into the city of the tripods w/ Fritz his friend to find information on how to destroy their cities.
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A group of kids and other free people fighting a race called the tripods. The tripod captures people and makes them their slaves!
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The rebels from the White Mountains hatch a plot to send one of their number inside the great domed city of the Tripods. Will Parker is soon caught up in events beyond his control as he ventures into the City of Gold and Lead...
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Second in the Tripod Trilogy, this book follows the main charactoer, Will, as he and two others infiltrate the alien city where men are personal slaves to their alien invaders. They must find the weaknesses which will be used to reclaim earth.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 22.5%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 27.5% Tone of book    -   depressing/sad FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Youngster becomes    -   an adult (general) Repressive society story    -   Yes Repressive because:    -   controls your mind Tech./$$$/Info hunt    -   Yes Stealing/recovering/destroying    -   method of control Lifeform altered?    -   Yes Kind of alteration:    -   Under control of alien Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Kid's book (ages 7-14) Who's a slave/repressed?    -   humans are slaves of other humans    -   humans are slaves of aliens

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   spy Age:    -   a teen


Terrain    -   Water    -   Mountains    -   Forests    -   Domed/Underground City Earth setting:    -   20th century    -   near future (later in 21st century) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   none/very little science jargon needed Sex in book?    -   Yes How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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