The Dry by Jane Harper

328 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

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A small town hides big secrets in this atmospheric, page-turning debut mystery by award-winning author Jane Harper.In the grip of the worst drought in a century, the farming community of Kiewarra is facing life and death choices daily when three m...

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Community Reviews Summary of 16,783 reviews

Moods

mysterious 89%
dark 73%
tense 63%
emotional 30%
sad 29%
adventurous 16%
challenging 14%
reflective 10%
hopeful 1%

Pace

medium 56%
fast 33%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 55% | Plot: 37% | Character: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 47% | No: 29% | It's complicated: 21%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 45% | Yes: 28% | No: 23% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 76% | Yes: 14% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 53% | No: 25% | It's complicated: 20%

Average rating

3.96

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