Robert Cormier After The First Death Summary

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“The Dreadful Acts” Book Review on “After the First Death by Robert Cormier” I. Introduction Robert Edmund Cormier, born on 1925 in Massachusetts, United States, was a renowned columnist, reporter, and author. He was known for his ability to entice readers through his negative ideas of writing turn out events or in-short he is a pessimistic writer of a story. His famous writings are “I Am the Cheese”, “We All Fall Down”, “The Chocolate War” and of course “After the First Death”. The book “After the First Death” was published in the year 1979 by an American book publishing company called Pantheon Books. The book depicts about the story of violence, crime, drugs, thriller, and death. The story involves a group of terrorists that initiates a hostage taking to draw attention of the military to meet their demands of having enough money and to fulfill their agenda. A lot of people were involved with the terrorism, children are drugged and held hostage including the bus driver. It also came to the point in the scene were one of the Military’s son was involved. II. Summary Ben Marchand, the son of General Mark Marchand was waiting in the Castle in his room. He was waiting for his father’s arrival or visit to discuss some important matter. He’s feeling nervous …show more content…

One of their members Sedette was captured by the Military making the Terrorist in the disadvantage point. The Terrorists required that the stone must be given by a non-official or non-military officer. Ben was assigned by his Father to give the stone to the terrorists. In the end, Ben was shot by Artkin from escaping and Artkin was shot by the Military. As the ambush and shooting occurs, Miro escaped with Kate and Kate was persuading Miro to stop this nonsense. As Miro went blank from the situation and shot Kate

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