fiction mystery dark mysterious fast-paced

188 pages | first published 1968

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Larking was a typical English village and like the thousand other villages it resembled Larking had its secrets, as Inspector C.D. Sloan was to discover after the postman found the murdered body of Grace Jenkins in the road that led to her thatche...
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summary of 39 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

mysterious 80%
adventurous 40%
lighthearted 40%
dark 20%
funny 20%
hopeful 20%
tense 20%

Pace

medium 60%
slow 40%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 75% | Character: 25%

Strong character development?

No: 80% | It's complicated: 20%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 80% | Yes: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 40% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 20% | Yes: 20%

Average rating

3.51