|Plot Summary of The Silicon Mage|
|"The evil mage Suraklin is trying to make himself immortal by transferring his essence into a computer, stolen from modern-day Earth and transported to his world which is a setting analogous to our world in the late 18th-early 19th centuries.
Joanna Sheridan, with help from her lover the mage Antryg Windrose (Suraklin's former pupil), and other minor characters from his world, must locate Suraklin and stop him."
Mike McGowan, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Silicon Mage|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 10%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 30%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- part earth & part fantasy world
Mental/magical powers focus
- magical powers (general)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- computer programmer
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a primitive/fantasy society
- very controlled society
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- some scientific explanation
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
- 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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