|Plot Summary of The Hollow Man|
THE HOLLOW MAN is a novel published in 1992.
Jeremy Bremen is a mathematician married to Gail. Both are telepaths and Jeremy is trying to put into equations this unique phenomena. When Gail dies from a brain tumor, Jeremy who will have to defend himself against the mob, a serial-killer and the urge to leave this world in order to rejoin his wife in death.
This synopsis report prepared by Daniel Staebler
|Chapter Analysis of The Hollow Man|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 20%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 30%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Mental/magical powers focus
- telepath (scifi)
- coping with mental/magical powers
If magical mental powers:
- mind reading
- can read emotions
Really unusual traits?
- Super genius
- 20th century
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- very explicit references to deaths and torture
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- quite a lot of techical jargon
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
- actual description of sex
- description of breasts
- descript. of private male anat.
- descript. of non-breast female anat.
How much dialogue?
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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