The Wych Elm by Tana French

The Wych 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

dark 85%
mysterious 85%
tense 56%
emotional 33%
sad 22%
reflective 20%
challenging 12%
adventurous 5%
funny 5%
informative 2%
hopeful 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

slow 60%
medium 30%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 48% | Character: 32% | Plot: 18%

Strong character development?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 39% | No: 15%

Loveable characters?

No: 56% | It's complicated: 39% | Yes: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 83% | Yes: 11% | It's complicated: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 11%

Average rating

3.51