|Plot Summary of Night Passage|
Jesse Stone, recently fired from the LAPD for drinking on the job, takes a job as a police chief in a small Massachusetts town. But all is not right in Paradise. In a town with no violence, a murder happens within a few days of his arrival. And the mayor seems to have something to hide.
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|Chapter Analysis of Night Passage|
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
How difficult to spot villain?
- Story partially from villain's perspective
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- feelings towards lover
Who's the terrorist enemy here?
- law enforcement gone bad
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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