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Astronomer Aurora Bell receives a message from space that says simply "WE'RE COMING." Whoever is coming willl arrive in exactly three months on New Year's Day. Earth is already on the brink of war, and as the powerful struggle to use "The Coming" to their advantage ordinary people like Rory and her husband Norman try to make sense of the turmoil around them.
The review of this Book prepared by Kevin Dole








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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 40% Tone of book    -   cynical or dry-wit FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Explore:    -   generally friendly contact with alien(s) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   teacher

Setting

Earth setting:    -   near future (later in 21st century) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   a moderate amount of scientific explanation Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   actual description of sex How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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