Magpie by Elizabeth Day

Magpie

Elizabeth Day

323 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction mystery thriller dark mysterious tense medium-paced

Description

She has almost everything. The rest she’ll take. Single White Female meets The Perfect Nanny in this taut, psychological suspense novel about a perfect couple and their seemingly perfect roommate—that is until she threatens to destroy everything t...

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Community Reviews Summary of 2,115 reviews

Moods

mysterious 75%
tense 72%
dark 70%
emotional 51%
sad 18%
challenging 17%
reflective 11%
hopeful 6%
adventurous 2%
informative 2%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 64%
fast 26%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 53% | Character: 28% | Plot: 17%

Strong character development?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 15%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 49% | No: 37% | Yes: 11% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 75% | Yes: 14% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 4% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.59

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