Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Mexican Gothic

Silvia Moreno-Garcia

301 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction historical horror dark mysterious tense medium-paced

Description

After receiving a frantic letter from her newly-wed cousin begging for someone to save her from a mysterious doom, Noemí Taboada heads to High Place, a distant house in the Mexican countryside. She’s not sure what she will find—her cousin’s husban...

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Community Reviews Summary of 66,681 reviews

Moods

dark 95%
mysterious 90%
tense 70%
adventurous 25%
emotional 17%
challenging 10%
sad 8%
reflective 4%
hopeful 2%
funny 1%

Pace

medium 62%
slow 22%
fast 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 46% | Plot: 39% | Character: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 48% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 40% | Yes: 38% | No: 19% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 74% | No: 12% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 41% | Yes: 35% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.8

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