The Door Into Summer Book Summary and Study Guide

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Jackleg Time Travel. Not a practical method of time travel.

The review of this Book prepared by Philip A. Petmecky

Dan was a great inventor, working on building his robot helpers, until his girlfriend drugged him, stole his money, and had him frozen for decades. When he woke up, he was in a new world and had to totally readjust and get used to the new culture. Once he settled in, he started thinking about settling old scores....
The review of this Book prepared by Steve

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Time Travel:    -   largely forwards/future    -   largely backwards/past Romance    -   Yes Romance plotlets:    -   destined love (dream or prediction) Spying & Investigations    -   Yes What is main char. doing?    -   unraveling a conspiracy Tech./$$$/Info hunt    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Time Travel story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   scientist    -   engineer Age:    -   20's-30's


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

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   none/very little science jargon needed    -   some scientific explanation How much dialogue?    -   significantly more dialog than descript    -   little dialog

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