The Department of Sensitive Crimes by Alexander McCall Smith

The Department of Sensitive Crimes

Detective Varg #1

Alexander McCall Smith

240 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

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Description

In the Swedish criminal justice system, certain cases are considered especially strange and difficult, in Malm , the dedicated detectives who investigate these crimes are members of an elite squad known as the Sensitive Crimes Division. These are ...

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Moods

lighthearted 76%
mysterious 72%
funny 68%
relaxing 26%
reflective 20%
adventurous 18%
hopeful 10%
informative 10%
emotional 6%
challenging 2%
sad 2%

Pace

medium 52%
slow 46%
fast 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 37% | Character: 35% | Plot: 27%

Strong character development?

No: 57% | Yes: 35% | It's complicated: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 75% | Yes: 17% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 51% | Yes: 24% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.3

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