The Good House by Tananarive Due

The Good House

Tananarive Due

fiction fantasy horror dark mysterious tense slow-paced

482 pages | first published 2003

Description

The home that belonged to Angela Toussaint's late grandmother is so beloved that townspeople in Sacajawea, Washington, call it the Good House. But that all changes one summer when an unexpected tragedy takes place behind its closed doors...and the...
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Moods

dark 98%
mysterious 85%
tense 71%
emotional 52%
sad 33%
challenging 17%
adventurous 15%
reflective 10%
hopeful 3%
funny 2%
informative 2%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 58%
slow 37%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 68% | Character: 16% | Plot: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 40% | No: 4% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 96% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 8%

Average rating

4.06