|Plot Summary of The Black Ice|
This is the second book in a series featuring LAPD Detective Hieronymus 'Harry' Bosch. He investigates the murder of a narcotics officer and is dragged into a complex drug traffic network. Meanwhile he collides with his bosses as usual, falls in love with the victim's widow and travels to Mexico to pursue the case.
This synopsis report prepared by Johan Schoors
|Chapter Analysis of The Black Ice|
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 - 60%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 10%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- very upbeat
How difficult to spot villain?
- Difficult, but some clues given
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Murder of certain profession?
Kind of investigator
- police procedural, American
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- Deep South
- Los Angeles
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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