|Plot Summary of The Widowmaker|
|"The Widowmaker is a bounty hunter who is dying of a rare disease. His doctors decided to clone him and use his clone to do assignments so he can have more money for his cure.His clone has all the widowmaker's deadly skills but none of his knowledge of people and aliens and the ways of treachery. He is sent to kill a deadly hitman but when he finds the hitman; he falls in love with the hitman's beautiful mistress and this leads to violence and betrayal and a tragic ending."
Rodney Powell, Resident Scholar
|"The Widowmaker is a bounty hunter who has a terrible skin disease. He has himself cloned to raise money to develop a cure for his disease. His clone has his abilities but not his experience. The clone has to do bounty hunting work to make money, but he is ruled by passion and is very gullible, which leads to his eventual downfall. I highly recommend this book."
steve, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Widowmaker|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 25%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 25%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- cynical or dry-wit
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Spying & Investigations
What is main char. doing?
- deposing an evil leader
Story involving clones/duplicates?
- good clones/duplicates
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- bounty hunter
- a teen
- Planet surface, need spacesuit
- Space, need spacesuit
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a futuristic society
- big overbuilt futuristic city
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- some scientific explanation
Sex in book?
How much dialogue?
- mostly dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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