The House of Drought by Dennis Mombauer

The House of Drought

Dennis Mombauer

fiction horror speculative fiction dark emotional mysterious slow-paced

106 pages

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A HAUNTED HOUSE FOR THE CLIMATE CHANGE ERA. On the island of Sri Lanka, at a colonial mansion between the forest and the paddy fields, a caretaker arrives with four children in tow after pledging to keep them safe. When violent thugs storm the hou...
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dark 90%
mysterious 70%
tense 40%
challenging 20%
reflective 20%
adventurous 10%
informative 10%


slow 45%
medium 36%
fast 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 50% | A mix: 40% | Character: 10%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 50%

Loveable characters?

No: 60% | It's complicated: 30% | N/A: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 70% | No: 30%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 70% | It's complicated: 20% | Yes: 10%

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