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The Chandler Apartments Book Review Summary

Detailed Plot Synopsis of The Chandler Apartments

Clay Blackburn has two jobs. Most of the time he's a book scout in Berkeley. Some of the time he's...not quite a private detective. When old friend Peggy Denby asks him to clear up some details about her husband's death, he's willing to oblige her. He comes across a good looking banker, Peggy's hostile stepson, and a few Berkeley crazies.And much murder and mayhem.
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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    -   very humorous How difficult to spot villain?    -   Challenging Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   60% Special suspect?    -   lover Murder of certain profession?    -   artists Kind of investigator    -   amateur citizen investigator Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book The crook is....    -   Get treasure/money from another criminal Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

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

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   lesbians!    -   actual description of sex    -   descript. of other female areas    -   descript. of male nudity    -   homosexuals doing their thing    -   rape (yeech!) Unusual forms of death    -   dropped from large heights    -   rough sex Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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