History Literature / LetsGoPlayAtTheAdams

27th Jun '15 5:49:09 PM Dravencour
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The author, Mendel W. Johnson, died shortly after the novel was published. There's some speculation as to whether or not this is essentially one massive AuthorAppeal-fest, but most will tell you, the book is '''very''' well-written, and definitely gets under your skin. One review [[http://www.badmovieplanet.com/3btheater/books/pulp/letsgoplayadams.html here]] attests to that.

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The author, Mendel Mendal W. Johnson, died shortly after the novel was published. There's some speculation as to whether or not this is essentially one massive AuthorAppeal-fest, but most will tell you, the book is '''very''' well-written, and definitely gets under your skin. One review [[http://www.badmovieplanet.com/3btheater/books/pulp/letsgoplayadams.html here]] attests to that.
27th Jun '15 5:48:46 PM Dravencour
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The author died shortly after the novel was published. There's some speculation as to whether or not this is essentially one massive AuthorAppeal-fest, but most will tell you, the book is '''very''' well-written, and definitely gets under your skin. One review [[http://www.badmovieplanet.com/3btheater/books/pulp/letsgoplayadams.html here]] attests to that.

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The author author, Mendel W. Johnson, died shortly after the novel was published. There's some speculation as to whether or not this is essentially one massive AuthorAppeal-fest, but most will tell you, the book is '''very''' well-written, and definitely gets under your skin. One review [[http://www.badmovieplanet.com/3btheater/books/pulp/letsgoplayadams.html here]] attests to that.
25th May '15 11:38:46 PM Dravencour
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* ChainedToABed - How things start. It only gets worse for her as things go on.



* HumiliationConga - ''Game's End''

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* HumiliationConga - ''Game's End''End''.
25th May '15 11:35:31 PM Dravencour
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* ChainedToABed - How things start. It only gets worse for her as things go on.
14th Mar '15 5:02:45 AM Arivne
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* [[spoiler:TheHeroDies: Barbara is more of a protagonist than an actual hero, but you get the idea.]]

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* [[spoiler:TheHeroDies: Barbara TheHeroDies: [[spoiler:Barbara is more of a protagonist than an actual hero, but you get the idea.]]



* [[spoiler:BabiesEverAfter: In the very last scene, Barbara and Jack are HappilyMarried and have children.]]

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* [[spoiler:BabiesEverAfter: In BabiesEverAfter: [[spoiler:In the very last scene, Barbara and Jack are HappilyMarried and have children.]]



* [[spoiler:HeelFaceTurn - Bobby]]

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* [[spoiler:HeelFaceTurn HeelFaceTurn - Bobby]][[spoiler:Bobby]]



* [[spoiler:RescueRomance]]

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* [[spoiler:RescueRomance]]RescueRomance
1st Feb '15 10:01:56 AM FuzzyBoots
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The book attracted the attention of TV editor, Barry Schneebeli, who wrote a sequel called ''Game's End''. Due to copyright laws, it was never actually published, but is available online at [[http://barryschneebeli.com/gamesend.html his website]], and you can find a review [[http://www.foxall.com.au/users/mje/GamesEnd.htm here]]). It begins with [[spoiler:the what-if premise of Barbara being saved at the last minute, and the kids' activities exposed as a result]], and explores the resulting media frenzy and criminal trials, as well as Barbara's physical and emotional recovery from her ordeal. Had Schneebeli's project gone to press, it might have brought the original book out of obscurity.

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The book attracted the attention of TV editor, Barry Schneebeli, who wrote a sequel called ''Game's End''. Due to copyright laws, it was never actually published, but is was available online at [[http://barryschneebeli.com/gamesend.html his website]], website]] (the website domain has since expired and the Wayback Machine didn't save the DOC files), and you can find a review [[http://www.foxall.com.au/users/mje/GamesEnd.htm here]]). It begins with [[spoiler:the what-if premise of Barbara being saved at the last minute, and the kids' activities exposed as a result]], and explores the resulting media frenzy and criminal trials, as well as Barbara's physical and emotional recovery from her ordeal. Had Schneebeli's project gone to press, it might have brought the original book out of obscurity.
1st Nov '14 3:53:40 PM Angeldeb82
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* {{Deconstruction}} - Pretty much does this to the oft-used comedic plot device of the babysitter being tied up by her charges (ILoveLucy for example). When Barabara is first tied up, it seems like the novel will go in a light-hearted direction. She's more surprised and annoyed, than concerned. That changes in the second or third chapter.

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* DamselInDistress
* {{Deconstruction}} - Pretty much does this to the oft-used comedic plot device of the babysitter being tied up by her charges (ILoveLucy (Series/ILoveLucy for example). When Barabara Barbara is first tied up, it seems like the novel will go in a light-hearted direction. She's more surprised and annoyed, than concerned. That changes in the second or third chapter.



* DistressedDamsel



* FatalFlaw: [[spoiler: Barbara manages to get the upperhand and [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome fight off her captors and nearly forces them to free her...all while still bound and gagged]], but relents at the last second because she can't bear to hurt Cindy any more than she already is]]

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* FatalFlaw: [[spoiler: Barbara manages to get the upperhand upper hand and [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome fight off her captors and nearly forces them to free her...all while still bound and gagged]], but relents at the last second because she can't bear to hurt Cindy any more than she already is]]is.]]



** If you've ever read the book, you might be tempted to write one yourself. [[SincerityMode No one would blame you]].

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** If you've ever read the book, you might be tempted to write one yourself. [[SincerityMode No one would blame you]].you.]]



* [[spoiler:TheHeroDies: Barbara is more of a protagonist than an actual hero, but you get the idea]]

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* [[spoiler:TheHeroDies: Barbara is more of a protagonist than an actual hero, but you get the idea]]idea.]]



** [[spoiler:''Game's End'' retconned this two ways. First, Barbara was saved at the last moment. Second, most of the book was about the kids answering for their crimes (and the tragedy their parents go through)]]

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** [[spoiler:''Game's End'' retconned this two ways. First, Barbara was saved at the last moment. Second, most of the book was about the kids answering for their crimes (and the tragedy their parents go through)]]through).]]



* TookALevelInBadass: Barbara [[spoiler:suddenly quits being a distressed damsel and almost manages to fight her way to freedom, all while still tied up. The only reason she fails is due to her FatalFlaw]]

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* TookALevelInBadass: Barbara [[spoiler:suddenly quits being a distressed damsel and almost manages to fight her way to freedom, all while still tied up. The only reason she fails is due to her FatalFlaw]]
FatalFlaw]].



* [[spoiler:BabiesEverAfter: In the very last scene, Barbara and Jack are HappilyMarried and have children]].

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* [[spoiler:BabiesEverAfter: In the very last scene, Barbara and Jack are HappilyMarried and have children]].children.]]



* DyingAsYourself - [[spoiler:Paul]] in ''Game's End''. Right before [[spoiler:he dies, the cloud of insanity is finally lifted from his mind.]]

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* DyingAsYourself - [[spoiler:Paul]] in ''Game's End''. [[spoiler:Paul.]] Right before [[spoiler:he dies, the cloud of insanity is finally lifted from his mind.]]mind]].



* {{Mentor}} - Bobby's father, [[spoiler:who helps him find the inner strength to testify against the rest of the five in court.]]

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* {{Mentor}} {{Mentor|s}} - Bobby's father, [[spoiler:who helps him find the inner strength to testify against the rest of the five in court.]]



** [[spoiler:Barabara and Jack, although their relationship takes its sweet time to get to that point.]]

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** [[spoiler:Barabara [[spoiler:Barbara and Jack, although their relationship takes its sweet time to get to that point.]]



* SpannerInTheWorks - [[spoiler:Jack in ''Game's End'']]

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* SpannerInTheWorks - [[spoiler:Jack in ''Game's End'']][[spoiler:Jack.]]
18th May '14 3:19:10 AM Discontent
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* RapeIsLove - [[spoiler: John views raping Barbara as proving to her that he loves her]]
** Later on, due to StockholmSyndrome [[spoiler:setting in, Barbara begins to return his affections]]
18th May '14 3:17:31 AM Discontent
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30th Oct '13 8:52:20 PM Vasha
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!''Let's Go Play At The Adams'' contains examples of:

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