|Plot Summary of Rising Sun|
A young police officer and an old Japanese expert police officer investigate a murder of a woman. As their case comes to a close, the two officers learn for themselves why the Japanese say "Business is war".
This synopsis report prepared by Greg Mahler
A call-girl is found dead in the forty sixth floor of a large Japenese corporation in Los Angeles. A liasion officer,Peter Smith and a detective with unusual knowledge of japenese culture,Jack Connor,investigate the mysterious death,unraveling a plot which accords the famous japenese
saying "BUSINESS IS WAR".
This synopsis report prepared by INDRAJITH KRISHNAMURTHY
|Chapter Analysis of Rising Sun|
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 - 30%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
How difficult to spot villain?
- Very difficult--no foreshadowing/clues
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- character killed during/after sexing
- Proving innocence of very obvious suspect
Kind of investigator
- police procedural, American
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- feelings towards family/friends
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- Los Angeles
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
- descript of kissing
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- mostly dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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