An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good by Helene Tursten

An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good

An Elderly Lady #1

Helene Tursten with Marlaine Delargy (Translator)

184 pages first pub 2018 (editions)

fiction crime short stories dark funny fast-paced
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Description

Maud is an irascible eighty-eight-year-old Swedish woman with no family, no friends, and . . . no qualms about a little murder. This funny, irreverent story collection by Helene Tursten, author of the Irene Huss Investigation series, features two-...

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Community Reviews Summary of 5,745 reviews

Moods

funny 78%
dark 73%
mysterious 37%
lighthearted 31%
adventurous 19%
relaxing 5%
tense 5%
reflective 2%
challenging 1%
inspiring 1%

Pace

fast 75%
medium 22%
slow 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 49% | A mix: 25% | Plot: 25%

Strong character development?

No: 71% | Yes: 13% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 38% | No: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 81% | Yes: 8% | N/A: 5% | It's complicated: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 13% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.8

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