|Plot Summary of What Mad Universe|
An editor of a science-fiction magazine finds himself plunged in another universe where the reality is that of the pulp science fiction stories of the time (the fifties)
The protagonist seek to return to his world, while fighting for his life. The classic parallel universe story.
This synopsis report prepared by ANGELO VENTURA
|Chapter Analysis of What Mad Universe|
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
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- dimension travel
- on a parallel earth in another dimension
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- a fair amount of scientific explanation
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
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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