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Item - The Formula for Trouble

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Combined Summary

Series: Twistaplot — no. 3
Translated Into: A fórmula da confusão (Portuguese)
La fórmula dels problemes (Catalan)
Authors: Stine, Megan
Stine, H. William
Illustrators: Williams, Richard (cover)
Febland, David (interior)
Date: 1983 (First printing)
ISBN: 0590326384 / 9780590326384
Length: 110 pages
Number of Endings: 26 (+2 soft endings)
Cover Price: US$1.95 (Fourth printing)
User Summary: Your friend (a chemistry teacher) invites you to see his new discovery and (obviously) everything goes terribly wrong.
Demian's Thoughts:

This is a fairly amusing book; it has a few gimmicks like coin flipping and word decoding and is written in a fairly silly manner with a lot of tongue-in-cheek humor. It's not entirely effective, but it's pleasantly different.

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Special Thanks:Thanks to Ryan Lynch for the third printing images.
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Structure Diagram

Twistaplot # 3 Structure Diagram
Thanks to Ryan Lynch for sharing this.