|Plot Summary of The Five Red Herrings|
|"In the story a man is murdered and the murder is made to look like an accident. There are five suspects who all have a good reason for revenge, but all have good alibies."
Anthony, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Five Red Herrings|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 80%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 10%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
How difficult to spot villain?
- Difficult, but some clues given
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
- nearly 100%
- chronically deranged person
Murder of certain profession?
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- Big focus on forensic evidence
Kind of investigator
- british mystery (I say!)
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- theft/fraud investigation
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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