|Plot Summary of Ironside|
IRONSIDE has been first published in 1967.
One of Robert Dacier's partner has been arrested for murder. Dacier and his colleagues will try to prove him innocent and discover that a serial killer is on the loose in San Francisco, providing his own idea of justice.
This synopsis report prepared by Daniel Staebler
|Chapter Analysis of Ironside|
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
How difficult to spot villain?
- Very difficult--no foreshadowing/clues
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
- best friend
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- Proving innocence of very obvious suspect
Kind of investigator
- police procedural, American
The crook is....
- stalking/killing innocents
Is MAIN CHARACTER an EVIL criminal?
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- Dirty, dangerous (like New York)
- fancy mansion
Accounts of torture and death?
- very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies
Unusual forms of death
- run over
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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