Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Chapters 1 - 4 Abstract
* Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Inspector Thomas Lynley is put in charge of the investigation of the decapitation of a Yorkshire farmer who was a religious zealot.
* Sergeant Barbara Havers, a policewoman known for being difficult, is assigned to work with Inspector Lynley on the case.
Chapters 5 - 8 Abstract
* Father Hart, a Catholic priest...
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