The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie

The Body in the Library

Miss Marple #3

Agatha Christie

fiction classics crime mystery dark mysterious sad fast-paced

191 pages | first published 1942

Description

Colonel Bantry has found the strangled body of an exotic blonde bombshell lying on his library hearth - and the neighbors are beginning to talk! When Miss Marple takes an interest, though, things begin to move along nicely, and its all far more co...
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Moods

mysterious 97%
dark 33%
lighthearted 25%
adventurous 20%
tense 20%
funny 18%
relaxing 8%
reflective 4%
sad 4%
challenging 2%
informative 2%

Pace

fast 51%
medium 48%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 80% | A mix: 20%

Strong character development?

No: 86% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 5%

Loveable characters?

No: 42% | It's complicated: 36% | Yes: 21%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 82% | Yes: 12% | It's complicated: 2% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 51% | Yes: 29% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.66