|Plot Summary of Artists in Crime|
Chief Detective Inspector Alleyn is called in to investigate the death of artist's model Sonia Gluck, inadvertently impaled on a dagger while posing for a group of student artists. A complication is that the organizer is Agatha Troy who Alleyn recently met and is attracted to. Alleyn and his faithful collegue "Brer" Fox must look into the lives of the victim and the artists in order to solve this brutal murder of a beautiful but amoral woman.
This synopsis report prepared by Alan J. Bishop
|Chapter Analysis of Artists in Crime|
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 - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
How difficult to spot villain?
- Difficult, but some clues given
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Murder of certain profession?
Kind of investigator
- british mystery (I say!)
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
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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