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What Mad Universe Book Review Summary

Detailed Plot Synopsis 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.
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Chapter Analysis of What Mad Universe

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Plot & Themes

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    -   Yes Plotlets:    -   dimension travel    -   on a parallel earth in another dimension Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   journalist Age:    -   20's-30's

Setting

Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   a fair amount of scientific explanation Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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