The Mummy, The Will and The Crypt Book Summary and Study Guide

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In this sequel to The Curse of the Blue Figurine, Johnny Dixon's grandmother falls ill with a brain tumor. In order to help Johnny with the stress, his friend Professor Childermass takes him to spend some time away from home. Once on holiday, Johnny works to solve a riddle that will reveal the hiding place of the lost fortune of the late Mr. Glomus. Johnny is determined to find the hiding place of the dead man's will because there is a $10,000 reward for whoever can solve the puzzle of it's hiding place.
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Even though Johnny friend, Professor Childermass, tells Johnny to stay away from Mr. Glomus's house, Johnny doesn't listen. When he enters the dead man's mansion one night, he finds himself in a race against the supernatural, trying to outwit the dead man, stay alive and find the money at the same time.

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% Tone of book    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy story on current Earth Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Kid's book (ages 7-14) Horror story?    -   Yes Horror plotlets    -   the ghost chased me!

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   a kid


Earth setting:    -   20th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

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

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