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The Arm of the Starfish The title of this book is The Arm of the Starfish It was written by Madeleine LEngle She named it The Arm of the Starfish because Dr OKeefe is studying starfish Humans and Starfish are closely related and Dr OKeefe is seeing if because starfish can regrow limbs maybe humans can too The setting of this story is in many places in Portugal Some of the places in Portugal are Lisbon Madrid and Gaea It is set in the present time and during the summer The protagonist or main character of this book is Adam Eddington He is sixteen near seventeen He is not use to being on his own He is a great marine biology student He grew up in New York and worked with a scientist Dr Didymus until Dr Didymus sent him to work for Dr OKeefe He is now going to Gaea to work for Dr OKeefe The antagonist of this book is Typhon Cutter Hes at a high place with the Embassy He is very oddly shaped with a large body and very skinny arms Adam and others describe him as a spider He has a daughter Carolyn Cutter who is very beautiful but isnt such a large enemy to Adam She works for her father until she finds out he is working against the Embassy Adam Eddington was going to a small island in Portugal Gaea to work for Dr OKeefe an acclaimed scientist At the airport he meets a girl named Kali She tells him to watch out for Canon Tallis and Dr OKeefe He meets Canon Tallis and Poly Dr OKeefes daughter and they become friends Canon Tallis has to leave so he leaves Poly to go to Gaea with Adam Adam loses Poly He goes on to Lisbon and meets Kali Kali brings him to meet her father Typhon Cutter He has Poly and gives
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