Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

Sharp Objects

Gillian Flynn

fiction mystery thriller dark mysterious medium-paced

340 pages | first published 2006

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When two girls are abducted and killed in Missouri, journalist Camille Preaker is sent back to her home town to report on the crimes. Long-haunted by a childhood tragedy and estranged from her mother for years, Camille suddenly finds herself insta...
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Summary of 43121 reviews

Moods

dark 97%
mysterious 79%
tense 69%
emotional 36%
sad 28%
challenging 20%
reflective 9%
adventurous 4%

Pace

medium 60%
fast 29%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Character: 19% | Plot: 19%

Strong character development?

Yes: 38% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 23% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

No: 51% | It's complicated: 40% | Yes: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 82% | Yes: 7% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 3%

Average rating

3.92

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