fiction crime mystery mysterious tense fast-paced

247 pages | first published 1939

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If you're one of the few who haven't experienced the genius of Agatha Christie, this novel is a stellar starting point. -- DAVID BALDACCI, #1 New York Times Bestselling AuthorA PBS GREAT AMERICAN READ PICK One of the most famous and beloved storie...
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Moods

mysterious 96%
tense 68%
dark 63%
adventurous 27%
challenging 11%
reflective 4%
emotional 3%
sad 3%
funny 1%
lighthearted 1%
relaxing 1%
hopeful 0%
informative 0%
inspiring 0%

Pace

fast 67%
medium 27%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 61% | A mix: 29% | Character: 7% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

No: 60% | It's complicated: 22% | Yes: 13% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

No: 63% | It's complicated: 27% | Yes: 5% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 67% | Yes: 20% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 11% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.26