Bones And Silence Book Summary and Study Guide

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A shooting occurs next door to a policeman as he watches. The occupants claim the victim committed suicide. The cop knows he saw a murder. The policeman doggedly pursues the truth as one of the witnesses disappears. In a subplot, the same policeman is picked to play God in a play to be held by the town for tourists.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   Dry-cynical How difficult to spot villain?    -   Challenging Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   80% Kind of investigator    -   police procedural, American Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Any non-mystery subplot?    -   life in small town Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   40's-50's

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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