|Plot Summary of The Quarry|
THE QUARRY (Der Verdacht) is a novel published in 1953.
Police chief inspector Baerlach has just undergone surgery when his friend and doctor, Hugentobler, thinks he recognizes one of his own colleagues on a LIFE Magazine picture about Dr. Neyle, a nazi doctor who practiced surgery without anaesthesia in the extermination camps. This Dr. Neyle could be now the eminent owner of a private clinic for wealthy people in Zurich, Switzerland. Baerlach asks his friend Hugentobler to transfer him in that clinic under a false name. How will Baerlach, who is too weak to leave his bed, be able to unmask the evil doctor ?
This synopsis report prepared by Daniel Staebler
|Chapter Analysis of The Quarry|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 10%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 50%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
Time/era of story:
- wild experiments on people
General Crime (including known murderer)
Who's the criminal enemy here?
- finding a known killer
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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