The Cat Who Knew Shakespeare Book Summary and Study Guide

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There's something rotten in the small town of Pickax - an accident claims the life of the local paper's eccentric publisher; a widow is scandalously merry and a lady loves unwisely. Qwilleran and his two siamese cats, Koko and Yum Yum, nose their way through another mystery with Koko and his extra sensitive whiskers leading the way dropping Shakespeare volumes to point the direction. Qwill not only solves the mystery but continues to dispense his new found inherited wealth to help the inhabitants in the small town in the back of beyond.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   very upbeat How difficult to spot villain?    -   Somewhat obvious Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   70% Special suspect?    -   relative Kind of investigator    -   dog/cat investigator Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   journalist Age:    -   40's-50's


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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