|Plot Summary of Tilly|
The tale begins when Kathleen finds a small grave that holds only one date and an eerie familiarity to her. She has to know who this “Tilly” was. Shortly after she manages to fall into a restless slumber, she awakes to discover hundreds of children in her backyard. Meanwhile her husband is trying desperately to discover everything he can about this “Tilly”. Both Kathleen and Dan learn that God can forgive any mistake.
This synopsis report prepared by Nadine
Nine years ago Tilly was murdered by her mother Kathy. A visit to a cemetery causes Kathy to experience strange feelings of guilt. Then, mysteriously, Tilly reappears.
This synopsis report prepared by Bo Visschers
|Chapter Analysis of Tilly|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 60%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
How difficult to spot villain?
- Somewhat obvious
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- vigilante getting revenge
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
General Crime (including known murderer)
Small town people:
- dumb rednecks, like Gomer Pyle
- hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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