|Plot Summary of Died on a Rainy Sunday|
Jane Drummond has just moved into a new home in a small village with her husband and two children, when she gets offered a temporary job at her old workplace in London.
Taking the job means she will need to employ a local woman to look after the children. Their gardener's wife is hired. But the gardener is her brother-in-law who is out for revenge after being blamed for the deaths of several people in a building collapse which was actually his bothers fault. The gardener's wife is out for revenge because her sister died in this collapse. The result is the killing of Jane's husband & the suspicious death of her best friend.
This synopsis report prepared by Anne Boatman
|Chapter Analysis of Died on a Rainy Sunday|
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 - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
How difficult to spot villain?
- Somewhat obvious
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- "All in the family" murder
- Proving innocence of very obvious suspect
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Amount of dialog
- little dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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