|Plot Summary of Cat in the Dark|
The main character in this series is Joe Grey, a tomcat. Joe and his lady, Dulcie, watch as another tomcat helps an old lady named Mavity whose visiting brother commit cat burglaries, and they try to solve the murders that come later in the book. Mavity's brother's only child (Dora) and her husband (Ralph) come from Alabama for a visit. They think the con artist who took them for all their money in Alabama is trying to do the same to Mavity. They end up dead, poisoned by the con artist who used morphine.
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|Chapter Analysis of Cat in the Dark|
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?
- Difficult, but some clues given
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Kind of investigator
- dog/cat investigator
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
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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