Talk:Boomsday (novel)

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Let's Get Started[edit]

Okay, so I started this article because this book is great and I thought it needed it's own wikipedia article. Plus I needed something to do and this book sounded good enough. Now I started the article and filled in what I could. I will be updating but if you would like to help, you can update the ones that are already up or add these sections:

  • Plot introduction
  • Plot summary
  • Characters in "Boomsday"
  • Major themes
  • Allusions/references to other works
  • Literary significance & criticism
  • Allusions/references from other works
  • Allusions/references to actual history, geography and current science
  • Awards and nominations
  • Trivia

Also it would be nice if we could get a picture going on in this thing. I would do it but I hate the whole licensing process or whatever. I always fail at it. :)

Badluckprince 14:16, 1 May 2007 (UTC)

I have removed the peer-review tag as this is nowhere near ready as an article for that stage. To be considered it would need a lot more by way of ==Major themes== and / or

Literary significance & criticism[edit]

Fair use rationale for Image:BoomsdayCover.jpg[edit]

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