|Plot Summary of What's Bred in the Bone|
|"The life - from birth to death - of Francis Cornish, who became a philanthropist, artist, and collector. This is the second book of Davies' Cornish Trilogy, but it can easily stand alone."
Ivy, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of What's Bred in the Bone|
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Tone of book?
Kids growing up/acting up?
Family, struggle with
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Cynical sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 6 ()
The Americas (not US):
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
- dumb Rednecks, like Gomer Pyle
- hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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