The Whispering House by Elizabeth Brooks

The Whispering House

Elizabeth Brooks

fiction horror mystery dark mysterious slow-paced

378 pages | first published 2020

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On a warm summer's day by the English seaside, twenty-three-year-old Freya spies a pale, pillared house: Byrne Hall. Before she can think twice, she's stepped inside to an ornate foyer featuring a striking portrait that evokes her late sister, Ste...
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Summary of 380 reviews

Moods

dark 87%
mysterious 84%
tense 51%
emotional 33%
sad 20%
challenging 8%
reflective 8%
adventurous 1%

Pace

slow 47%
medium 43%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 45% | Character: 44% | Plot: 9%

Strong character development?

No: 40% | It's complicated: 32% | Yes: 26%

Loveable characters?

No: 76% | It's complicated: 24%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 93% | Yes: 5% | It's complicated: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 6%

Average rating

2.94

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