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The Sheep Look Up Book Review Summary

Detailed Plot Synopsis of The Sheep Look Up

Sometime in the fairly near future, mankind is beset by problems of overpopulation and pollution. But the same global corporate powers that created these problems are in control.
These powers attempt to capitalize on these problems by marketing a "Puritan" brand name of products, which supposedly are non-toxic and even beneficial. But only the wealthy few can afford them. The same wealthy few who are living within "secured" neighborhoods.
The race is on to save the human species.
   
This report prepared by david allzastuff



The earth's environment is destroyed and as various plans to reverse the destruction fail. Some main characters are scientists, others are working stiffs trying to get ahead.
This report prepared by emma k.








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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 60% Tone of book    -   depressing/sad FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Plotlets:    -   post environmental/nuclear disaster, fighting MadMax gangs Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

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

Setting

Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   none/very little science jargon needed Sex in book?    -   Yes How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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