Fiction Summaries

Next

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name Next image image caption Next novel cover author Michael Crichton country United States language English genre Science fiction novel, Techno-thriller, Dystopian novel publisher HarperCollins release_date November 28, 2006 media_type Print (Hardcover, Large print), E-book, Audio book pages 480 pp isbn 0060872985 preceded by State of Fear followed by – We live […]

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The Giver

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“infobox Book “ name The Giver image image caption 2002 paperback edition author Lois Lowry country America language English language genre(s) Science-fiction series The Giver trilogy publisher Bantam Books release date 1993 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 179 isbn 0553571338 followed by Gathering Blue Jonas, an Eleven, is apprehensive about the approaching Ceremony of […]

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Fahrenheit 451

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name Fahrenheit 451 image image caption First Edition cover author Ray Bradbury country America language English language genre(s) Dystopia, Science Fiction, Social Issues publisher Ballantine Books release date 1953 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 173 isbn 0345342968 (Paperback) Guy Montag is a fireman whose job it is to start fires – […]

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Lord of the Flies

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“Infobox Book” name Lord of the Flies image image caption Penguin Classics edition author William Golding country England language English subject Social commentary genre Allegorical novel publisher Penguin Ltd release date 1954 media type Paperback pages 313 isbn 0399533370 William Golding’s adventurous tale about a group of boys marooned on an island is more than […]

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Of Mice and Men

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“infobox Book “ name Of Mice and Men image image caption Steinbeck Centennial Edition author John Steinbeck country America language English language genre(s) Social Issues publisher Penguin release date 1937 media type Paperback and hardback pages 103 isbn 0142000671 Set in the Salinas Valley of central California during the Great Depression, John Steinbeck’s novella, Of […]

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Green Eggs and Ham

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“infobox Book “ name Green Eggs and Ham image image caption 1988 cover author Dr. Seuss country America language English language genre(s) Fiction publisher Random House release date 1960 media type Paperback pages 64 isbn 0394800168 Executive Summary Sam wants his friend to try green eggs and ham, and after much convincing, he tries them […]

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The Black Dahlia

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“infobox Book “ name The Black Dahlia image author James Ellroy country United States language English genre Crime publisher Mysterious Press release date September 1987 media type Hardback & Paperback pages 336  (hardback edition) isbn 0892962062 (hardback edition) followed by The Big Nowhere James Ellroy’s The Black Dahlia is a fictionalized account of the real […]

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The Lovely Bones

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“infobox Book “ name The Lovely Bones orig title translator image author Alice Sebold cover_artist Yoori Kim (design); Daniel Lee (photo-illustration) country USA language English series genre Literary fiction publisher Little, Brown release_date 2002 media_type Print (Hardback and Paperback); audio book pages 328 isbn ISBN 0-316-66634-3 preceded_by followed_by The narrator of The Lovely Bones, Susie […]

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Infinite Jest

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

A 1000+ tome describing a year in the life of Hal Incandenza, a budding tennis champion and lexical genius. Brief Chapter Summaries 3* — Admissions Interview 10 — Hal eats mold 11 — Admissions Interview, cont. 13 — Hal on restroom floor 15 — So yo then man what’s your story? 17* — Erdedy pot […]

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