|Plot Summary of Why Didn't They Ask Evans?|
When Bobby Jones finds a man who has fallen over the side of the cliff in Marchbolt, Wales, he sends his friend Dr. Thomas to go get help. The man is dying and right before the end he wakes up and says, "Why didn't they ask Evans?" Bobby is puzzled about this, but later forgets it until he tells the dead man's family about it and is poisoned! Fortunatly, he doesn't die, and his friend, Lady Frances Derwent decides to help him with the case. They don't know exactly what happened, but they are convinced that the man who Bobby kept watch over was deliberately killed. Will they be able to unravel this mystery? Or have they bitten off more then they can chew?
This synopsis report prepared by Danielle
The beautiful Lady Francis Derwent investigates the unusual death of a man who has fallen off a cliff in a sleepy Whales village. His dying words "Why didn't they ask Evans. It takes the whole book to find Evans, the plot and the killer(s).
This synopsis report prepared by Dennis Tetradis
|Chapter Analysis of Why Didn't They Ask Evans?|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Tone of story
How difficult to spot villain?
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Kind of investigator
- british mystery (I say!)
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
General Crime (including known murderer)
Who's the criminal enemy here?
- drug dealers
- finding a known killer
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Unusual forms of death
- dropped from large heights
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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