They Do It with Mirrors by Agatha Christie

They Do It with Mirrors

Miss Marple #5

Agatha Christie

fiction classics crime mystery mysterious medium-paced

224 pages | first published 1952

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A man is shot at in a juvenile reform home – but someone else dies…Miss Marple senses danger when she visits a friend living in a Victorian mansion which doubles as a rehabilitation centre for delinquents. Her fears are confirmed when a youth fire...
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Summary of 1712 reviews

Moods

mysterious 97%
adventurous 25%
dark 15%
lighthearted 12%
challenging 7%
relaxing 7%
tense 7%
reflective 4%
emotional 3%
funny 3%
sad 2%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 61%
fast 30%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 67% | A mix: 18% | Character: 12% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 76% | Yes: 14% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 42% | No: 30% | It's complicated: 25% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 78% | Yes: 10% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 44% | Yes: 35% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

3.64

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