|Plot Summary of Closed at Dusk|
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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|Chapter Analysis of Closed at Dusk|
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)
Time/era of story:
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
General Crime (including known murderer)
Who's the criminal enemy here?
- crazed boyfriend/girlfriend/spouse
If story PRIMARILY about main chr. being hunted...
- hunted by dangerous boy/girlfriend/spouse
- fancy mansion
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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