|Plot Summary of Agatha Raisin and the Wellspring of Death|
Agatha Raisin, a retired public relations executive, decides to take a free lance public relations job working for a local bottled water company. However, not everyone in the small English village is pleased with the idea of mineral water being taken from the village's historic spring. In fact, the local city council was heatedly divided over the issue when the council chairman with the deciding vote is found dead at the spring. Agatha decides to investigate in order to clear the water company's name.
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|Chapter Analysis of Agatha Raisin and the Wellspring of Death|
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 - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
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?
Kind of investigator
- british mystery (I say!)
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- life in small town
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Small town people:
- hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
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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