|Plot Summary of The Club|
|"Judy Mill's husband, Hunt, has become obsessed with networking for his business at The Oaks, a rich, snobby country club. Of course, that means that Judy has to spend time at the club too, which she hates. Things start to look up a little when Judy meets Claire Cox, the club's first single woman member. Not long after they meet, Claire is discovered dead in a sand trap on the golf course. The police ask Judy for help in the investigation, so Judy starts looking into the private lives of the club's most respected member, and she learns some shocking secrets."
fran laniado, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Club|
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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 - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- very humorous
How difficult to spot villain?
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Kind of investigator
- amateur citizen investigator
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Is Romance a MAJOR (25%+) part of story?
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How much violence does he/she use?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
How many deaths?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog