fiction mystery dark mysterious fast-paced

159 pages | first published 1968

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Larking was a typical English village and like the thousand other villages it resembled Larking had its secrets, as Inspector C.D. Sloan was to discover after the postman found the murdered body of Grace Jenkins in the road that led to her thatche...
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Summary of 65 reviews

Moods

mysterious 85%
adventurous 42%
dark 28%
lighthearted 28%
tense 28%
funny 14%
hopeful 14%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 42%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 83% | Character: 16%

Strong character development?

No: 57% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 14% | Yes: 14%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 28% | N/A: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 71% | It's complicated: 14% | Yes: 14%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 42% | Yes: 28% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 14%

Average rating

3.59

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