Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

Dark Places

Gillian Flynn

fiction mystery dark mysterious fast-paced

11 hours, 53 minutes | first published 2009

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I have a meanness inside me, real as an organ. Libby Day was seven when her mother and two sisters were murdered in "The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas." As her family lay dying, little Libby fled their tiny farmhouse into the freezing Januar...
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Moods

dark 98%
mysterious 77%
tense 69%
emotional 30%
sad 28%
challenging 14%
adventurous 6%
reflective 6%
funny 1%
hopeful 1%

Pace

medium 59%
fast 27%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 49% | Plot: 26% | Character: 24%

Strong character development?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 19%

Loveable characters?

No: 51% | It's complicated: 45% | Yes: 2% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 87% | Yes: 5% | It's complicated: 3% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Average rating

3.79