Night Film by Marisha Pessl

Night Film

Marisha Pessl

fiction horror mystery thriller dark mysterious tense medium-paced

794 pages | first published 2013

Description

A page-turning thriller for readers of Stephen King, Gillian Flynn, and Stieg Larsson, Night Film tells the haunting story of a journalist who becomes obsessed with the mysterious death of a troubled prodigy—the daughter of an iconic, reclusive fi...

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Moods

dark 92%
mysterious 87%
tense 62%
adventurous 42%
challenging 17%
emotional 17%
sad 11%
reflective 10%
funny 5%
inspiring 2%
hopeful 1%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 56%
slow 29%
fast 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 45% | Plot: 41% | Character: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 35% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 29% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

No: 43% | It's complicated: 29% | Yes: 25% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 81% | Yes: 13% | It's complicated: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 63% | No: 19% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.73