Death in Her Hands by Ottessa Moshfegh

Death in Her Hands

Ottessa Moshfegh

fiction literary mystery dark mysterious slow-paced

272 pages | first published 2020

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While on her daily walk with her dog in the nearby woods, our protagonist comes across a note, handwritten and carefully pinned to the ground with stones. Her name was Magda. Nobody will ever know who killed her. It wasn't me. Here is her dead bod...
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Summary of 3736 reviews

Moods

dark 84%
mysterious 84%
tense 39%
reflective 38%
challenging 23%
sad 21%
emotional 19%
adventurous 9%
funny 8%

Pace

slow 58%
medium 31%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 82% | A mix: 13% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 41% | No: 33% | Yes: 24% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

No: 54% | It's complicated: 34% | Yes: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 85% | N/A: 7% | It's complicated: 4% | Yes: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 4%

Average rating

3.36

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