Death and the Oxford Box Book Summary and Study Guide

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This is the debut of mystery-solving novelist Kate Ivory of Oxford, England. Kate's jogging group devises a plan to steal back the property of one member which was taken from her by her estranged husband. While their little robbery is in progress, one member of the group is murdered, and Kate finds that more than one of her fellow joggers have motives for the crime.
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Plot & Themes

How difficult to spot villain?    -   Difficult, but some clues given Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   90% Kind of investigator    -   british mystery (I say!) Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   20's-30's


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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