|Plot Summary of The Eighth Commandment|
|"Mary Lou "Dunk" Bateson is charged with stealing a greek coin whose dispatch from owner to auction house she was overseeing. With the help of two men she determines to find the coin and absolve herself. This book takes you inside the world of the rich and depraved, seen through the eyes of a small town girl. "
Annabelle Stephens, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Eighth Commandment|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 20%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 50%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- search for gems/treasure/money
General Crime (including known murderer)
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Average intelligence
- average physique
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- almost none
Motive of antagonist
- New York
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
How many deaths?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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