The Trees by Percival Everett

The Trees

Percival Everett

fiction crime mystery dark mysterious tense medium-paced

320 pages | first published 2021

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Percival Everett’s The Trees is a page-turner that opens with a series of brutal murders in the rural town of Money, Mississippi. When a pair of detectives from the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation arrive, they meet expected resistance from the...
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Summary of 145 reviews

Moods

dark 95%
mysterious 72%
funny 62%
challenging 41%
tense 38%
reflective 24%
emotional 18%
sad 17%
adventurous 9%
informative 9%
inspiring 3%
lighthearted 3%
hopeful 1%

Pace

fast 71%
medium 26%
slow 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 73% | A mix: 23% | Character: 2%

Strong character development?

No: 54% | It's complicated: 35% | Yes: 9%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 66% | No: 18% | Yes: 15%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 35% | No: 31% | It's complicated: 29% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.35

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