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The Big Kill Book Review Summary

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Mike Hammer witnesses a man, William Decker, kissing his toddler son goodbye and walking right to his death to be gunned down. Hammer takes one of the killers out but feels a responsbility to find out who wanted this man killed. Hammer uncovers Decker's connection to bookies and the criminals Decker worked for keep turning up dead. As the investigation heats up, Hammer is almost killed for knowing too much and arrested by the D.A. for butting into police busieness. Hammer avenges himself and the police by bringing all of the bookies down and finding out the real reason Decker was murdered.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   Dry-cynical How difficult to spot villain?    -   Very difficult--no foreshadowing/clues Time/era of story:    -   1930's-1950's What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   nearly 100% Special suspect?    -   lover Murder of certain profession?    -   criminals Kind of investigator    -   hard boiled/private eye Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   private investigator Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references    -   descript of kissing    -   descript. of breasts Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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