|Plot Summary of The Pale Green Horse|
Dunne, Apr 2002, 22.95, 260 pp.
While James Joseph “JJ” Donovan was enjoying his vacation with his ex-wife in the Virgin Islands, his partner, Dr. Boris Koulomzin attends a Yankees game when he mistakenly receives a manila envelope. However, the messenger must have changed his mind because following the game, he tries to kill Boris. JJ returns home to a badly, battered and frightened Boris because the content of the envelope describes the work of a serial killer.
Johnny St. John believes God has assigned him to provide salvation by delivering the very sick. JJ fears for Boris' life. JJ decides to go after this killer even though his actions place him in peril.
This synopsis report prepared by Harriet Klausner
|Chapter Analysis of The Pale Green Horse|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 10%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 60%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
General Crime (including known murderer)
Who's the criminal enemy here?
- finding a known killer
- business executive
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
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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