The Innocent Sleep: A Novel by Karen Perry

The Innocent Sleep: A Novel

Karen Perry

336 pages first pub 2014 (editions)

fiction mystery thriller dark mysterious slow-paced


"How good's the big twist? You won't see it coming."—Entertainment Weekly "Terrific…an unpredictable and unsettling familial drama that has drawn comparisons to the novels of Gillian Flynn and fellow Dubliner Tana French."—Kirkus Reviews When a co...

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Community Reviews Summary of 229 reviews


dark 66%
emotional 66%
mysterious 66%
challenging 33%
hopeful 33%
reflective 33%
tense 33%


medium 66%
fast 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 100%

Strong character development?

No: 66% | Yes: 33%

Loveable characters?

No: 66% | Yes: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 66% | Yes: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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