|Plot Summary of Wild Horses|
|"While directing a horse-racing film, British filmmaker Thomas Lyon stumbles onto a 26-year-old unsolved murder. Despite threats, sabotage, and an assault on an elderly woman, he is determined to get to the bottom of the truth.
Wayne S. Urben, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Wild Horses|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 30%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- very upbeat
How difficult to spot villain?
- Difficult, but some clues given
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- character killed during/after sexing
- solving long-past murder
- Big focus on forensic evidence
Kind of investigator
- amateur citizen investigator
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Any non-mystery subplot?
- life in small town
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- lots of descript of animal care
- fancy mansion
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- use of artificial tools
- actual description of sex
Unusual forms of death
- rough sex
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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