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 91%
mysterious 89%
tense 63%
adventurous 42%
challenging 16%
emotional 16%
sad 11%
reflective 9%
funny 3%
inspiring 1%
hopeful 0%
informative 0%

Pace

medium 55%
slow 32%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 48% | A mix: 41% | Character: 10%

Strong character development?

No: 38% | Yes: 32% | It's complicated: 27% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

No: 47% | It's complicated: 27% | Yes: 22% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 82% | Yes: 10% | It's complicated: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 64% | No: 20% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.73