|Plot Summary of The Hyde Park Headsman|
|"Thomas Pitt has recently been promoted from Detective to Superintendent and is faced with what will become his most challenging case to date.
The Honorable Oakley R.N. has been brutally murdered. His beheaded body has just been found in Hyde Park. Working with sketchy evidence,Thomas Pitt begins to suspect that this victim was no stranger to his murderer. With little evidence to work with, Pitt is at a loss to nab the killer, allowing the madman or madwoman to strike again, not once but three more deadly times. With the help of his well-bred amateur detective wife, Charlotte, Thomas finally finds enough evidence to solve the terrifying case of "The Hyde Park Headsman."
Sarah Bryson, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Hyde Park Headsman|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 40%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How difficult to spot villain?
- Difficult, but some clues given
Time/era of story:
- 18th century
Kind of investigator
- police procedural, British
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
How much violence does he/she use?
- just the right amount
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a moderate amount
- Average intelligence
Part of a series?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
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