A mystery refers to any unexplained problem. Mysteries can be solved through critical thinking and analysis. Mystery novels focus around solving a specific case.
There are many kinds of mysteries, but all of them involve some element of an unknown phenomenon. A mystery is equivalent to a secret, where there is an explanation between why something happened, but it is not revealed to everyone. An event could be a mystery to one person, but not to another, as they may have different sets of knowledge. There are many mysteries of past cultures, where people in the present try to determine why cultures practiced the things they did.Learn More
"The Legacy" by Virginia Woolf is about a man named Gilbert finding out his recently deceased had wife killed herself because she fell in love with someone else after Gilbert had neglected their relationship. The story was commissioned in 1940.Full Answer >
As of June 2014, there are nine books in the Jack Ryan series: "Patriot Games," "Red Rabbit," "The Hunt for the Red October," "The Cardinal in the Kremlin," "Clear and Present Danger," "The Sum of All Fears," "Debt of Honor," "Executive Orders," and "Command Authority." These books are all written by American author Tom Clancy.Full Answer >
Because the children's book series Goosebumps was mass published and many copies are still available, there are no specific editions that are any more valuable than the next. Many booksellers sell a large number of the books in the series together, as opposed to individually, to make larger profits.Full Answer >
In J. R. R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit," Bilbo Baggins and the dwarves escape the wood elves by hiding themselves in empty barrels, which are then released into the river and float the characters away to safety. Bilbo is able to orchestrate the escape by using his ring to become invisible and avoid detection by the elves.Full Answer >