The Witch Elm by Tana French

The Witch Elm

Tana French

fiction mystery thriller dark mysterious slow-paced

528 pages | first published 2018

Description

Toby is a happy-go-lucky charmer who’s dodged a scrape at work and is celebrating with friends when the night takes a turn that will change his life – he surprises two burglars who beat him and leave him for dead. Struggling to recover from his in...
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Moods

mysterious 88%
dark 82%
tense 52%
emotional 28%
reflective 20%
sad 19%
challenging 12%
adventurous 4%
funny 4%
informative 3%
hopeful 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

slow 58%
medium 33%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 46% | Character: 34% | Plot: 19%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 40% | Yes: 40% | No: 20%

Loveable characters?

No: 57% | It's complicated: 37% | Yes: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 80% | Yes: 13% | It's complicated: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 12%

Average rating

3.52