Son of Holmes Book Summary and Study Guide

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This book strongly implies that Rex Stout's famous detective, Nero Wolfe, is the the offspring of Sherlock Holmes and Irene Adler. If you don't know who Irene Adler is, you need to read " A Scandal in Bohemia" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
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In this story, Auguste Lupa (an assumed name), lives in France and working as a chef. He becomes involved in an investigation into sabotage in a small town in France during World War I.

During his investigations, an intelligence agent is killed. He investigates the circumstances surrounding the mysterious death as well as the motivations.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 60%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   1900-1920's Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   stopping a saboteur/spy Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Who's the terrorist enemy here?    -   nazis!

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   spy Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American Unusual characteristics:    -   Super genius


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment

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