|Plot Summary of Worlds Apart|
|"The second book in the Worlds trilogy. Marianne O'Hara is back in the orbital World New New York having barely escaped the war that depopulated most of Earth and destroyed most of the Worlds. Also surviving is O'Hara's lover, Jeff Hawking who is trapped on Earth. As Jeff and O'Hara struggle to cope witht the aftermath of the war and restore their respective societies O'hara must make a choice. Should she look for Jeff and try to rebuild Earth? Should she focus her efforts on restoring New New York and coping with the influx of refugees? Or should take to the stars in the starship that's being built?"
Kevin Dole, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Worlds Apart|
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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 - 30%
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
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- surviving a post environmental/nuclear disaster
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- Planet surface, need spacesuit
- Space, need spacesuit
Takes place on Earth?
Takes place in spaceship?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- a moderate 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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