Corpse at the Haworth Tandoori Book Summary and Study Guide

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Robert Barnard gives us yet another of his exciting mysteries! In “The Corpse at the Haworth Tandoori,” a restaurant worker discovered a body in the boot of his car! Inspector Charlie Peace is called in and,with the help of his Detective Supt. Mike Oddie, begins to unravel a mystery that is more than food for thought! The body is identified as young Irishman Declan O'Hearn, who had accepted employed in a local “artists' colony.” With the usual Bernardian flair this story is an absorbing venture into deviate
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personalities, criminal behavior, and a section of York society. Justice, as always in a Barnard book, triumphs in a story well told indeed!

The review of this Book prepared by Bill Hobbs

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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   very upbeat How difficult to spot villain?    -   Difficult, but some clues given Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes General Crime (including known murderer)    -   Yes Who's the criminal enemy here?    -   finding a known killer

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   government investigator Age:    -   20's-30's


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Small town?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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