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Plot & ThemesComposition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story - scarey (primal ax-wielding fear) How difficult to spot villain? - Somewhat obvious Time/era of story: - 1600-1899 What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot? - 80% Misc. Murder Plotlets - cooped up in spooky house Kid or adult book? - Adult or Young Adult Book Horror Story? - Yes Horror plotlets - the ghost chased me!
Main CharacterGender - Female Profession/status: - servant Age: - 20's-30's
SettingEurope - Yes European country: - England/UK Misc setting - fancy mansion
Writing StyleAccounts of torture and death? - moderately detailed references to deaths Unusual forms of death - fright - drowned Unusual form of death? - Yes Amount of dialog - little dialog
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