|Plot Summary of Peril at End House|
Hercule Poirot's Cornish vacation is interrupted by the troubled young woman Nick Buckley. She has narrowly escaped death three times in as many days and believes they are accidents, but Poirot is not so sure. His suspicions are confirmed when Nick's cousin is shot dead in an apparent mistake of identity...
This synopsis report prepared by sivert_emil
|Chapter Analysis of Peril at End House|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 10%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 70%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 10%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
How difficult to spot villain?
- Difficult, but some clues given
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- cooped up in spooky house
- local police w/ IQ of a houseplant
Kind of investigator
- skilled citizen investigator
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- life in small town
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- private investigator
- fancy mansion
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
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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