The Perchelli Chronicles Book Summary and Study Guide

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This is a book about a cynical, but idealistic cop who seems to attract monsters-or get assigned cases involving monsters, that exist in the "real" world of the late 199o's.He struggles with his humanity, his devotion to his vocation, and the guilt of having killed his lover(she was a vampire).It deals with his internal and external struggles to survive dealing with monsters when no one else(or a few "outcasts") seems to believe in them.
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It has awesome characterizations, a sturdy plot, and enough excitement and sex, to fulfill the ubiquitous/requisite needs of good horror fiction.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Horror Story?    -   Yes Horror plotlets    -   the vampire chased me!    -   the werewolf chased me!

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


City?    -   Yes City:    -   Dirty, dangerous (like New York)

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   actual description of sex Unusual forms of death    -   eaten Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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