|Plot Summary of Inspector Imanishi Investigates|
Tokyo Police Inspector Eitaro Imanishi is called upon to solve the mysterious death of an unknown middle-aged man who turns out to be a kindly retired police officer of a rural state. Ahead, the challenges are many, for the suspected murderer is an artist with famous contacts, and who is about to make a power grab by marrying a cabinet minister's daughter... Will Imanishi unmask him before time runs out?
Set in the early 60's, it shows dating, but it still a great read for those who woul like to see what aspects of Japanese society have endured to the present.
This synopsis report prepared by Sergio Mendoza
|Chapter Analysis of Inspector Imanishi Investigates|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 50%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
How difficult to spot villain?
- Somewhat obvious
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
- best friend
Kind of investigator
- police procedural, American
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- life in that culture
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- Dirty, dangerous (like New York)
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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