|Plot Summary of A Drink Before The War|
Patrick Kenize and his lovely assistant Angela Gennara are hired to find a missing cleaning lady who stole some confidential materials from a couple of Senators. Patrick believes this should be an easy job, and takes it quite readily. When he finds the missing woman he also finds some photos that a few of the Senators would not like to be revealed. When the missing woman turns up dead, his next job is to find out who did it, and why. Taking place in Boston, Patrick also deals with a gang who are seeking revenge for things that have occurred many years previously.
This synopsis report prepared by Jenn Moss
|Chapter Analysis of A Drink Before The War|
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 - 20%
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?
- Difficult, but some clues given
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Kind of investigator
- hard boiled/private eye
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- private investigator
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Amount of dialog
- significantly more dialog than descript
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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