The Plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich

The Plague of Doves

Louise Erdrich

fiction historical mystery mysterious reflective slow-paced

368 pages | first published 2008

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A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, The Plague of Doves—the first part of a loose trilogy that includes the National Book Award-winning The Round House and LaRose—is a gripping novel about a long-unsolved crime in a small North Dakota town and how,...
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Moods

emotional 70%
reflective 64%
mysterious 56%
challenging 50%
dark 45%
sad 42%
tense 17%
funny 15%
adventurous 7%
informative 7%
hopeful 3%

Pace

slow 70%
medium 28%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 58% | A mix: 39% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 6% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 40% | No: 4% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 2% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 4% | No: 4%

Average rating

3.87

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