Sir Leigh Teabing (who turns out to be the “Teacher” and also the main antagonist of the book) is Robert Langdon’s friend and successful academic who specialises in the Holy Grail. He sets the events of the book in motion by ordering Silas to seek out the Grail, which leads him to hunting down Saunière and eventually murdering him. Bezu Fache is the Captain of the Direction Centrale de la Police Judiciaire and believes Langdon is the murderer, leading him to persue them until he realises who the real murderer is. Conflict The main source of conflict in the book resides in the mystery of the Holy Grail, and what the discovery of it will lead to. The Priory of Sion intends to keep its existence a secret, not only due to the repercussions the descendants of the bloodline will face,
The novel shows Kay investigating a serial killer who leaves behind a substance that fluoresces under light, some semen, and in one scene a weird smell. The killer is strangling victims, paralyzing the city. Scarpetta has to deal with her relationships with her sister, niece, and co-workers (Special Agent Benton Wesley and Detective Pete Marino) as well. Kay must also deal with the fact that someone is trying to sabotage her investigation from within and at the same time, kill her. The novel is dated in the sense that DNA profiling was still new and characters talking about how there was no criminal DNA database.
Langdon unwittingly gets tied up in the murder investigation of the curator and through the investigation; he meets up with Sophie Neveu – the French National Police cryptographer – who ‘happens’ to be the curator’s granddaughter. After finding out that he is the prime suspect in the curator’s murder, Langdon - accompanied by Neveu - is forced to evade the police in his mission to get to the bottom of the murder and save himself as well as Neveu. They embark on a whirlwind journey in their attempt to uncover the secret of the Priory of Sion - a secret society whose members included Sir Isaac Newton, Victor Hugo, and Da Vinci.
Sweet, Sweet Poison is an excellent psychological mystery with a locked room feel. The first to die on the entertaining and fresh mystery novel is Sadie a watchdog owned by Sylvie and Al Zukal. Zukal and Sylvie are two likable fellows that won the lottery and chose to invest their money in upstate New York.After the death of their friend David, the Zukals find Constance and Charlie who they have been informed are some of the best detectives to put on the case. The local sheriff had ruled that the young man had died from a suicide or accident or from an inventive killer that used either gas, bees, drugs or poison. The investigative team of Constance and Charlie unearth a load of suspects that include some agrarian scientists, Warren Wollander the kingmaker, his daughter and the guru she absolutely worships, Warren 's wife, and a flashy
Sabrina Gabriele Sabrina Gabriele Basic Instinct About the movie, Basic Instinct: Basic Instinct is about a homicide detective Nick Curran, who investigates the murder of retired rock star Johnny Boz, who has been stabbed with an ice pick during sex with a mysterious blonde woman. Nick's only suspect is Boz's bisexual girlfriend, crime novelist Catherine Tramell, who has written a novel that mirrors the crime exactly in the same way. It is assumed that either Catherine is the murderer or someone is attempting to frame her. Catherine is uncooperative and taunting during the investigation, smoking and exposing herself during her interrogation. She has an alibi using by her book and offers to take lie detector test, which she passes with flying colors.
Andy was sent to Shawshank prison for a crime he did not commit, he was falsely sentenced for the murder of his wife and her lover. During Andy’s time in prison, he makes friends with another inmate named Ellis Boyd Redding, nicknamed “Red.” Throughout his time, Andy made some valuable friends and learned even more valuable lessons. Andy planned his escape from
Frank Abagnale Jr gained a bad name in the United States for his crimes fraud, forgery and swindling. He was then hired by the FBI as an expert on forgery and document theft. He wrote about 2.5 million dollars in bad checks from the age 16 to 21. The movie “Catch Me If You Can” tells of Frank Abagnale Jr and his interesting life. Frank Abagnale Jr an FBI agent with expertise in forgery and document theft, has traveled an unlikely path towards the hero’s journey.
Background: The novel, The Hound of the Baskervilles was written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring Sherlock Holmes. It includes a legend of a devil beast, a century old family curse. It is set majorly in London and the moors of England 's West Country, Dartmoor. The setting is ominous and brooding enough to be fit for a murder mystery. The author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, a Scottish writer is well known for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, considered as one of the best works in field of crime fiction.
However, before Colonel Sholto died, he instructed the brothers to give Miss Morstan her father’s share of the treasure they obtained from India. However, before she gets her share the treasure is stolen and Bartholomew killed by Tonga (Andaman Islander), a killer who has been hired by Mr. Small. Detective Holmes starts a hunt for the killers, and after a long chase the criminals are rounded in a river, and Tonga is killed, and Mr. Small arrested, but the treasure is not recovered. While interrogating Mr. Small, he tells of his experience in India during the Mutiny and his acquired treasure that both Colonels stole from him He is arrested and the case solved. This essay intends to examine how Doyle in his book, “The Sign of Four” enhances or re-states the colonialist tradition of the British
The book, “Famous Last Words” by Katie Alender is mostly about a Hollywood serial killer. The main character Willa seems to be seeing things like dead bodies or messages all over her walls. While she’s seeing things there is a serial killer walking the streets of Hollywood. The serial killer focuses on pretty teenage girls and reenacts famous movie murder scenes with his victims. Meanwhile Willa accidentally takes home Wyatt’s notebook, a boy who is focused on the Hollywood killer.