The Girls by Emma Cline

The Girls

Emma Cline

368 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

fiction historical literary thriller dark medium-paced
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Description

If you're lost, they'll find you...  It's the summer of 1969. Evie Boyd is fourteen and desperate to be noticed.  Restless, empty days stretch ahead of her. Until she sees them. The girls. Hair long and uncombed, jewelry catching the sun. And at t...

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Community Reviews Summary of 28,443 reviews

Moods

dark 91%
tense 49%
reflective 40%
mysterious 36%
emotional 30%
sad 22%
challenging 19%
adventurous 16%
informative 2%
funny 1%

Pace

medium 64%
slow 22%
fast 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 44% | Character: 44% | Plot: 10%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 39% | Yes: 34% | No: 25%

Loveable characters?

No: 55% | It's complicated: 37% | Yes: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 76% | Yes: 11% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 6%

Average rating

3.48

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