The Uplift War - Uplift Saga 3 Book Summary and Study Guide

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This is the third novel of the Uplift Trilogy, but like the previous two, it stands on its own. In response to a human discovery, the Gubru race has taken a human colony world captive. Robert, the son of the planetary administrator, and Athaclena, the daughter of an alien ambassador, are the only patrons left free on the planet. With the uplifted chimps, they plan a guerilla war that has unexpected results.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Romance    -   Yes Spying & Investigations    -   Yes What is main char. doing?    -   rescue mission/escape from confinement If an invasion, from Earth/human POV:    -   fighting overt invasion (attacking aliens) War or Invasion    -   Yes Major kinds of combat:    -   hand to hand    -   mental powers battles Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen


Terrain    -   Jungle    -   Mountains A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a contemporary society    -   empty, or nearly empty world Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths 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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