|Plot Summary of The Godwulf Manuscript|
Spenser is hired to find out who stole the priceless Godwulf Manuscript from a Boston College. As he investigates a radical student group for the deed, a young girl is framed for the murder of her boyfriend. Spenser thinks the missing manuscript and the murder are connected.
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|Chapter Analysis of The Godwulf Manuscript|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 10%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 60%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 10%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
How difficult to spot villain?
- Moderately Challenging
Time/era of story:
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
- chronically deranged person
Misc. Murder Plotlets
- Proving innocence of very obvious suspect
Kind of investigator
- hard boiled/private eye
Any non-mystery subplot?
- searching for $$$/treasure
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- private investigator
- fancy mansion
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
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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