|Plot Summary of A Breach of Promise|
|" This is a tale of a man being sued for a breach of promise, (reneging on a marriage proposal he claims never to have made) and the ensuing court battle which reveals more than anyone ever dreamt about the litigants and the accused in a startling and wholly unexpected manner! A crashlingly good read- I was almost afraid to turn the page for fear I'd be yet again hit broadside with the unexpected!I always try and beat the Detective to the finish, and could'nt do it with this book! Dash it! Jolly good~~~"
, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of A Breach of Promise|
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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 - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
How difficult to spot villain?
- Difficult, but some clues given
Time/era of story:
- 19th century
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- character killed during/after sexing
- "All in the family" murder
- Proving innocence of very obvious suspect
Kind of investigator
- british mystery (I say!)
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- feelings of fear/loss/inadequacy
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- a lawyer creature
How much violence does he/she use?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
- Smarter than most other characters
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a little/some
Part of a series?
How many deaths?
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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