Malice by Keigo Higashino

Malice

Kyoichiro Kaga #4

Keigo Higashino with Alexander O. Smith (Translator), Elye J. Alexander (Translator)

fiction crime mystery dark mysterious medium-paced

276 pages | first published 1996

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Acclaimed bestselling novelist Kunihiko Hidaka is found brutally murdered in his home on the night before he's planning to leave Japan and relocate to Vancouver. His body is found in his office, a locked room, within his locked house, by his wife ...
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Moods

mysterious 97%
dark 66%
tense 39%
challenging 18%
reflective 14%
emotional 10%
adventurous 9%
sad 8%
inspiring 2%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 57%
fast 33%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 30% | Character: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 35% | No: 32% | It's complicated: 29% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 41% | No: 41% | Yes: 14% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 57% | Yes: 17% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 6% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.98

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