The Cat Who Ate Danish Modern Book Summary and Study Guide

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Experienced crime writer Jim Qwilleran is less than happy to be assigned to produce a weekly magazine on interior design. He perks up when a house written up in the first issue is burglarized and the owner's wife dies, apparently of heart attack. Qwill starts to suspect the city's other newspaper of playing dirty when the house in the second issue turns out to be not exactly what the owner claimed it was, and decides to find out for sure. His cat, Koko is showing strange behaviour, and his charming interior designer neighbour isn't all he appears to be. Soon enough, Qwill and Koko are investigating a murder and a theft that may not be a theft at all.
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This is the second book in the Cat Who series.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 30% How difficult to spot villain?    -   Difficult, but some clues given Time/era of story:    -   1960's-1970's What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   60% Kind of investigator    -   dog/cat investigator Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Any non-mystery subplot?    -   theft/fraud investigation Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   journalist Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest City?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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