|Plot Summary of The Hanging Garden|
|"Detective Inspector John Rebus is investigating a suspected Nazi war criminal. But because a young Bosnian woman forced into prostitution reminds Rebus of his own daughter, he tries to help her escape from a ganster, Telford, who is importing prostitutes.
Rebus's daughter then becomes a victim of a hit and run which looks like the work of Telford. Soon Rebus finds himself in a personal vendetta against Telford and he is prepared to seek help from Telford's rival, big Ger McCafferty. Meanwhile, Rebus' investigation is hitting dead ends as it looks like the British government does not want anyone investigating the possible war criminal.
This is book 9 in the Inspector Rebus series which contrasts the repercussions of World War II and the war in the former Yugoslavia."
L. Watson, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Hanging Garden|
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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
Time/era of story:
- present (2000-2010)
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
General Crime (including known murderer)
Who's the criminal enemy here?
- white slavery ring
How much violence does he/she use?
- a little
Sense of humor
- Cynical sense of humor
- Very much smarter than other characters
- quite fatty
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a little/some
Motive of antagonist
The antagonists are:
Part of a series?
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
How many deaths?
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
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