|Plot Summary of The Voyage of the Space Beagle|
THE VOYAGE OF THE SPACE BEAGLE has been published for the first time in 1950.
A giant spaceship occupied by scientists and soldiers is exploring the galaxies. It will be attacked by different alien monsters and civilizations during its trip. Each time, the members of the expedition will have to forget for a while their dissensions in order to find a way to get rid of the enemy.
This synopsis report prepared by Daniel Staebler
|Chapter Analysis of The Voyage of the Space Beagle|
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 - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- exploring a wondrous planet or phenomena
- stranded on alien planet, fighting aliens to survive
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- Planet surface, need spacesuit
- Space, need spacesuit
- really, really giant spaceship/station
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- unfriendly aliens
Planet outside solar system?
Takes place in spaceship?
Accounts of torture and death?
- explicit references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- a moderate 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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