fiction mystery dark mysterious medium-paced

376 pages | first published 2015

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The Nature of the Beast is a New York Times bestselling Chief Inspector Gamache novel from Louise Penny.Hardly a day goes by when nine year old Laurent Lepage doesn't cry wolf. From alien invasions, to walking trees, to winged beasts in the woods,...
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Summary of 1819 reviews

Moods

mysterious 90%
dark 65%
tense 50%
emotional 38%
adventurous 22%
challenging 16%
sad 15%
reflective 13%
funny 11%
hopeful 9%
informative 5%
lighthearted 3%
inspiring 2%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 75%
fast 15%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 70% | Plot: 21% | Character: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 62% | No: 22% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 53% | No: 34% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 54% | No: 22% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.05

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