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), Suzanne Toren (Narrator)

fiction crime mystery short stories dark funny fast-paced

3 hours, 12 minutes | first published 2018

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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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Moods

funny 81%
dark 75%
lighthearted 33%
mysterious 30%
adventurous 16%
relaxing 7%
tense 3%
reflective 2%
challenging 1%
inspiring 1%

Pace

fast 77%
medium 20%
slow 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 52% | A mix: 23% | Plot: 23%

Strong character development?

No: 68% | It's complicated: 14% | Yes: 14% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 43% | Yes: 40% | No: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 83% | Yes: 7% | N/A: 5% | It's complicated: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 11% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.81

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