fiction crime mystery dark mysterious slow-paced

288 pages | first published 2021

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In Brian Klingborg's Thief of Souls, a brutal murder in a rural village in Northern China sends shockwaves all the way to Beijing but seemingly only Inspector Lu Fei, exiled to this tiny town, is interested in finding justice for the murdered vill...
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Summary of 36 reviews

Moods

dark 73%
mysterious 73%
tense 46%
informative 26%
adventurous 13%
emotional 13%
challenging 6%
funny 6%
inspiring 6%
reflective 6%
sad 6%

Pace

medium 60%
fast 26%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

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

Strong character development?

No: 63% | Yes: 27% | It's complicated: 9%

Loveable characters?

No: 44% | Yes: 33% | It's complicated: 22%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 77% | It's complicated: 11% | Yes: 11%

Average rating

3.38

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