|Plot Summary of Figure of 8|
When a former world famous figure skater becomes the object of a stalke'rs desire, the body found buried on her property takes on new meaning. She receives letters and begins to receive phone calls and seeks help from an expert, detective Pete Golding. Golding, who is accustomed to helping the famous through the perils of the common stalker, soon finds himself obsessed with the case and the young athlete.
There's a break in and nothing is taken, but a picture of another young figure skater is left to haunt her, a face similar to her own as a child.
This synopsis report prepared by Lorna
|Chapter Analysis of Figure of 8|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 30%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
General Crime (including known murderer)
If story PRIMARILY about main chr. being hunted...
- hunted by killer/stalker
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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