|Plot Summary of Clouds of Witness|
Peter's sister's fiance is shot, and Peter's brother is arrested for the murder. Can Wimsey find a way to exonerate both of his siblings, and find the killer? The best part of this book is the detailed descriptions of the mechanisms of trying a peer in Britain.
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|Chapter Analysis of Clouds of Witness|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Tone of story
- very upbeat
How difficult to spot villain?
- Moderately Challenging
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- butler provides unemotional service
- Proving innocence of very obvious suspect
Kind of investigator
- british mystery (I say!)
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
- hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids
- fancy mansion
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
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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