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Porlock Counterpoint has two couples: the middle class smugglers in their yacht set against the very different preoccupations of the young couple, just out of Care, who begin the story by stealing the smugglers' car in order to get to hospital. The police come upon the stolen car in the hospital carpark and find in it two jerrycans of raw cocaine. Which they leave there, in the hope of trapping whoever has stolen the car. But the thief gets away with the car again....
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   depressing/sad Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book The crook is....    -   Get treasure/money from another criminal    -   on the run from the law Crime Thriller    -   Yes Is MAIN CHARACTER an EVIL criminal?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   thief/con artist Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   British


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   sail boat

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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