The House of Drought by Dennis Mombauer

The House of Drought

Dennis Mombauer

117 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction horror speculative fiction dark emotional mysterious slow-paced

Description

A HAUNTED HOUSE FOR THE CLIMATE CHANGE ERA. On the island of Sri Lanka, at a colonial mansion between the forest and the paddy fields, a caretaker arrives with four children in tow after pledging to keep them safe. When violent thugs storm the hou...

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Community Reviews Summary of 24 reviews

Moods

dark 94%
mysterious 82%
tense 35%
reflective 23%
challenging 11%
adventurous 5%
emotional 5%
informative 5%

Pace

slow 50%
medium 27%
fast 22%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 47% | Plot: 41% | Character: 11%

Strong character development?

No: 58% | It's complicated: 35% | N/A: 5%

Loveable characters?

No: 56% | It's complicated: 37% | N/A: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 73% | No: 26%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 62% | It's complicated: 31% | Yes: 6%

Average rating

3.04

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