|Plot Summary of The Ritual Bath|
Sarah Libba Adler is raped. Detective Pete Decker searches for clues to the rapist. However, all clues lead to Rina. Was Rina meant to be raped that night? Sarah was wearing a black wig, like Rina's hair, and came home the same time Rina usually walks home. The police find Moshe wandering around the night of the rape and Rina's attack. Moshe is harmless, right? While Rina and Pete search for the rapist and attacker, a romance begins to develop between them.
This synopsis report prepared by Kate Corr
|Chapter Analysis of The Ritual Bath|
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%
Tone of story
- very upbeat
How difficult to spot villain?
- Very difficult--no foreshadowing/clues
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
- chronically deranged person
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- Proving innocence of very obvious suspect
Kind of investigator
- hard boiled/private eye
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- feelings towards lover
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- significantly more dialog than descript
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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