Who Killed Mr. Chippendale?: A Mystery in Poems

by Mel Glenn | Poetry |
ISBN: 0140385134 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingGoryDetailswing of Nashua, New Hampshire USA on 11/3/2010
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Journal Entry 1 by wingGoryDetailswing from Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Wednesday, November 03, 2010
I found this slim paperback at the Book Cellar, and the mystery-told-in-poems concept reminded me of the bizarre-but-enjoyable Send Bygraves by Martha Grimes. While I doubt that this book will live up to that one, I figured it was worth a try - and, at the price, I got two copies!

Not bad, though rather bleak, and clearly meant to inspire discussion. The viewpoints range from the school principal to various teachers and, of course, several students, some of whom have very dark back-stories indeed. Secrets are revealed, differing viewpoints are given of the victim - and many hints are dropped. Will the reader be able to figure out who did the crime and why?

Journal Entry 2 by wingGoryDetailswing at Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Released 7 yrs ago (1/22/2014 UTC) at Nashua, New Hampshire USA


I'm adding this to the Teen bookbox, which will be on its way to its next stop soon. Hope someone enjoys this!

Journal Entry 3 by JennyC1230 at Woodstock, Georgia USA on Monday, April 14, 2014
This book returned in the Teens Shrinking Bookbox.
My daughter, RCOUFAN and I will look through and read/release or pass on the books in some way. Thanks for sharing!

Journal Entry 4 by JennyC1230 at Woodstock, Georgia USA on Monday, May 19, 2014
Book Description: When popular Tower High English teacher Mr. Chippendale is fatally shot, everyone's a suspect. The killer could be anyone? one of his students, a colleague, or even an ex-flame. Told in a series of interlocking poems, this suspenseful story will keep readers guessing who the killer is right up until the last page.

My Review: This was an interesting book. Telling a story through poems from different characters point of view is really different idea.

Saved for a bookbox.

Journal Entry 5 by JennyC1230 at Woodstock, Georgia USA on Wednesday, July 23, 2014
This book is starting out in Round #3 of Teens VBB (US only). This VBB is open to new participants if you want to join send me a PM.

Journal Entry 6 by JennyC1230 at Woodstock, Georgia USA on Friday, April 17, 2015
This book was not chosen from the Teens VBB, so it's available.

Journal Entry 7 by JennyC1230 at Little Free Library #5161 in Acworth, Georgia USA on Thursday, July 23, 2015

Released 5 yrs ago (7/23/2015 UTC) at Little Free Library #5161 in Acworth, Georgia USA


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