Magpie by Elizabeth Day

Magpie

Elizabeth Day

fiction mystery thriller dark mysterious tense medium-paced

326 pages | first published 2021

Description

The exhilarating new novel from the bestselling author of The Party: a thrilling, stylish and psychologically astute story of jealousy, motherhood and power
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Moods

mysterious 82%
dark 72%
tense 72%
emotional 47%
reflective 17%
sad 17%
challenging 7%
hopeful 7%
informative 5%
adventurous 2%
inspiring 2%

Pace

medium 75%
fast 20%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 67% | Character: 21% | Plot: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 11% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 74% | No: 14% | Yes: 7% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 74% | Yes: 11% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 88% | No: 8% | It's complicated: 4%

Average rating

3.86