|Plot Summary of The Pale Horse|
Father Gorman is called to a woman's deathbed. She tells him a story that he can hardly believe, in fact a story that will kill him. A short time later he is bludgeoned while walking home. However, the killer didn't find what he was looking for, namely a list of nine names in the priest's shoe...
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|Chapter Analysis of The Pale Horse|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 70%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
How difficult to spot villain?
- Difficult, but some clues given
Time/era of story:
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- local police w/ IQ of a houseplant
- Killer purposely leaves clues
Kind of investigator
- amateur citizen investigator
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- big city life
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Unusual forms of death
- blunt clubbing (like seals)
Unusual form of death?
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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