|Plot Summary of City Primeval: High Noon in Detroit|
|"Clement Mansell, called the "Oklahoma Wildman" by his detractors, is a crazed criminal with an crafty lawyer. Recently released from prison after his multiple-murder conviction was overturned on a technicality, he goes right out and shoots Judge Alvin B. Guy and his date because Judge Guy's car was cutting him off on the way to a robbery.
Assigned to the case is Detective Raymond Cruz, a recently-divorced investigator with a chip on his shoulder. Detective Cruz knows that Clement is the killer, but there just isn't enough evidence to indict. There is, however, a gun still floating around out there, a gun with Clement's fingerprints on it.
But before Cruz can look for the gun, the wily Clement turns the tables on him, making himself the hunter and Cruz the prey..."
James Craver, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of City Primeval: High Noon in Detroit|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 30%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
Time/era of story:
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
The crook is....
- stalking/killing innocents
Is MAIN CHARACTER an EVIL criminal?
General Crime (including known murderer)
Who's the criminal enemy here?
- finding a known killer
If story PRIMARILY about main chr. being hunted...
- hunted by killer/stalker
- Dirty, dangerous (like New York)
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
- descript of kissing
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- significantly more dialog than descript
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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