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The Vorpal Blade Book Review Summary

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An investigation into a number of horrific and apparently disconnected murders sweeps Tweed across the world.
The review of this Book prepared by Morten Givskov



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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 60%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10%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:    -   2000+ (Present) What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   90% Special suspect?    -   chronically deranged person Murder of certain profession?    -   businessmen Misc. Murder Plotlets    -   cooped up in spooky house    -   "All in the family" murder    -   Big focus on forensic evidence Kind of investigator    -   british mystery (I say!) Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Any non-mystery subplot?    -   politics Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   government investigator Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Race    -   British

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK    -   Switzerland

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references Unusual forms of death    -   decapitated Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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