|Plot Summary of The Lost World |
A young journalist, Edward Malone sets out on a 19th century expedition to explore the Amazon rainforest with explorer George Challenger, zoologist Summerlee and hunter Lord John Roxton. On their exploration they discover more then they could ever imagine with a world that has ape men and dinosaurs still living and flourishing in the wild. The men are shocked at their discovery and make the journey back to their civilization barely surviving their wild companions.
This synopsis report prepared by Daniela Lo Presti
|Chapter Analysis of The Lost World |
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 - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy story on current Earth
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- 19th century
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- a fair amount of scientific explanation
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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