|Plot Summary of Grime and Punishment|
Jane Jeffry is a widowed housewife in the suburbs of Chicago. She leads a mostly boring life, but she gets involved when her next-door neighbor's cleaning woman is murdered, only the murderer got the wrong person. It was a substitute for the regular cleaning lady, Edith and the substitute happened to look like Edith. Jane and her next-door neighbor, Shelley, figure out that Edith is blackmailing people and that the murderer is one of the ladies in their neighborhood circle who got tired of paying Edith blackmail money.
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|Chapter Analysis of Grime and Punishment|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 30%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- very humorous
How difficult to spot villain?
- Difficult, but some clues given
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
- nearly 100%
Kind of investigator
- amateur citizen investigator
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
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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