|Plot Summary of The Heaven of Mercury|
|"This book tells the story of Finus, an old man who has spent his life in a small Southern town. He reflects back on his marriage and his unrequieted love for Birdie. There is a small mystery in the form of the mysterious death of Birdie's husband Earl that Finus unravels as a way of clearing her name while writing her obituary."
Deidre Woollard, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Heaven of Mercury|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- totally uninterested
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 8 ()
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
- a lot of flashback and forwards
- No single main character?
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
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