Closed at Dusk Book Summary and Study Guide

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The family living at the mansion known as The Sanctuary don't have any enemies - or so they think. But daughter Teresa has one: the ex-wife of her ex-husband, come to get her revenge on Teresa for wrecking her marriage. Cleverly disguided, the woman slowly makes herself indispensable to the family, all the while plotting how best to exact her revenge on Teresa for taking her husband, and on her parents for not stopping her. Practicing on an old woman and a pet dog, she hones her appetite for murder and chooses her final victim.
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Plot & Themes

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) Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes General Crime (including known murderer)    -   Yes Who's the criminal enemy here?    -   crazed lover/family member If story PRIMARILY about main chr. being hunted...    -   hunted by dangerous boy/girlfriend/spouse

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   teacher Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   British


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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