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This story is a murder mystery but I found that most of the story line was combined with the story of a marriage that had gone off the road and one man's attempt to get his wife to show her love for him once again.
The publicity material does make it plain that there are several plotlines and states:
The main plot of the story is described in the publicity material as follows:
Although I did find the verbal interaction between the main character and his wife to be both humorous and insightful, I also found the story to be very complex. It was not easy to understand because it has so many characters involved in the plot.
Would I recommend this book to others? Yes I still would.
Jack McCormac, a native of South Carolina, is a Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering at Clemson University. He is the author of a number of well-known civil engineering textbooks. These texts, which have been used for required courses at more than 500 universities around the world, have been translated into many different languages. The Sketching Detective is his first attempt at fiction. Engineering News Record, working in collaboration with the engineering and architecture societies of the United States and Europe, selected Jack for their list of the 125 greatest engineers or architects in the world over the last 125 years. Only five of the 125 listed were university professors. Authors Website
"The Sketching Detective"
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