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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   depressing/sad How difficult to spot villain?    -   Somewhat obvious Time/era of story:    -   1930's-1950's Exploring into the wild    -   Yes Plotlets:    -   searching for treasure/artifacts Disaster, natural or nuclear    -   Yes Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   infantry soldier Age:    -   20's-30's

Setting

Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Japan    -   Pacific Islands Forest?    -   Yes Island?    -   Yes Island:    -   Pacific Island    -   Atlantic Ocean Island

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes Unusual forms of death    -   rough sex    -   flamed    -   decapitated    -   perforation--bullets    -   blunt clubbing (like seals) Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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