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.
Part I, Old Hall Abstract
* Chapter 1: Richard Jury, a detective, meets a woman named Helen Minton in a graveyard. They connect, share sandwiches, and agree to meet later in the week for dinner.
* Chapter 2: Jury goes to meet Helen but finds the police gathered at her home, where she has been found dead. He asks to...
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