|Plot Summary of The Language of Stones|
As Will reaches the age of manhood, a wizard, Gwydion, visits him and tells him his parents are not his real parents and takes him with him. Gwydion teaches Will about the network of ancient stones that lie beneath the land (that resembles, but isn't exactly, 15th century Great Britain). Will learns the lore of magic, chivalry, weaponry and the language of the stones that holds great power. Together they seek out the battlestones, for the old powers have turned evil and have to be overcome.
This is difficult and dangerous, because an evil wizard doesn't want a war (and the battlestones influence) to be stopped.
This synopsis report prepared by Esther Punselie
|Chapter Analysis of The Language of Stones|
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 - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 30%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy world/fantasy past
Coming of age
- a powerful magician
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- a teen
If magical mental powers:
- during "Tolkien" (fairytime) times
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- explicit references to deaths
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
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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