Twilight Eyes Book Summary and Study Guide

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A young man is aware of the monsters that live in human shells. He must try to stop them or they'll take over the world-again.
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The review of this Book prepared by Monica Hughes

Slim MacKenzie can see things: goblins that hide inside the shell of humanity, feeding off of their suffering. After killing his 'uncle' he flees, winding up in a carnival. Befriended by people like him who can see the goblins, Slim wages war. First to find out who they are and what they want, and then to stop them.
The review of this Book prepared by J. E. Deaver

Chapter Analysis of Twilight Eyes

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   scarey (primal ax-wielding fear) How difficult to spot villain?    -   Very obvious Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Horror Story?    -   Yes Horror plotlets    -   body snatchers/mind control

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   unemployed    -   accused criminal Age:    -   a teen    -   20's-30's Has special powers?    -   Yes Magical/mental powers of main character:    -   clairvoyant


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast    -   Southeast    -   California Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies    -   very gorey references to deaths/dead bodies and torture Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   actual description of sex Unusual forms of death    -   hanging    -   eaten    -   diced    -   rough sex    -   flamed    -   decapitated    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives    -   blunt clubbing (like seals) Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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