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A photographer is found with his head crushed, wearing a velvet dress and chained to a boat. Inspector Pitt investigates a difficult case that deals with pornography and censorship. Perry has again written a suspenseful book with less preaching than usual, but with an annoying red herring and no Charlotte.
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Plot & Themes

How difficult to spot villain?    -   Difficult, but some clues given Time/era of story:    -   1600-1899 What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   80% 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    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   20's-30's


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK City?    -   Yes City:    -   London

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Unusual forms of death    -   crushed Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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