The Searcher by Tana French

The Searcher

Tana French

fiction mystery thriller dark mysterious tense medium-paced

464 pages | first published 2020

Description

'One of the most compulsive psychological mysteries since Donna Tartt's The Secret History' THE TIMES Retired detective Cal Hooper moves to a remote village in rural Ireland. His plans are to fix up the dilapidated cottage he's bought, to walk the...
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Moods

mysterious 88%
dark 67%
tense 40%
emotional 31%
sad 28%
reflective 27%
adventurous 12%
challenging 8%
hopeful 6%
funny 2%
relaxing 1%
informative 0%
inspiring 0%
lighthearted 0%

Pace

medium 49%
slow 44%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 55% | Character: 28% | Plot: 15% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 13% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 14% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 82% | Yes: 10% | It's complicated: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 70% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

3.71