fiction crime mystery thriller dark mysterious tense medium-paced

17 hours, 50 minutes | first published 2015

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When a mysterious package is delivered to Robin Ellacott, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman's severed leg. Her boss, private detective Cormoran Strike, is less surprised but no less alarmed. There are four people from his past ...
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Community Reviews

Summary of 9455 reviews

Moods

mysterious 88%
dark 80%
tense 69%
adventurous 41%
emotional 15%
challenging 12%
funny 7%
sad 5%
reflective 3%
hopeful 1%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 65%
fast 18%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Plot: 28% | Character: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 64% | No: 24% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 63% | Yes: 33% | It's complicated: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 65% | No: 20% | It's complicated: 13%

Average rating

4.11

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