The Cornish Coast Murder by John Bude

The Cornish Coast Murder

Inspector Bigswell

John Bude

fiction classics crime mystery mysterious medium-paced

286 pages | first published 1935

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'Never, even in his most optimistic moments, had he visualised a scene of this nature —himself in one arm-chair, a police officer in another, and between them . . . a mystery.' The Reverend Dodd, vicar of the quiet Cornish village of Boscawen, spe...
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mysterious 100%
adventurous 45%
lighthearted 18%
relaxing 18%
reflective 9%
sad 9%
tense 9%


slow 33%
medium 33%
fast 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 71% | A mix: 28%

Strong character development?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Loveable characters?

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

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 87% | Yes: 12%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 42% | Yes: 42% | It's complicated: 14%

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