|Plot Summary of The Dark Half|
|"Thad Beaumont writes books. Most of those books he wrote under the pen name George Stark. But then he stops writing George Stark books,and weird things happen,for example: the pseudonym George Stark gets a physical form and starts to chase him down."
Isabel, Resident Scholar
|"Thad decides to eliminate his pen name (George Stark) but George won't allow it. George comes to life and begins to kill people close to Thad. Thad and George have the same DNA, they are virtually the same person, and Thad is accused of the murders. The struggle is on!"
Jeremy Bys, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Dark Half|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 25%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 25%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 35%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 15%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- the monster chased me!
- the ghost chased me!
- Domed/Underground City
- 20th century
- current (early 21st century)
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- very explicit references to deaths and torture
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of touching personal anatomy
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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