Night Film by Marisha Pessl

Night Film

Marisha Pessl with Jake Weber

fiction horror mystery thriller dark mysterious tense medium-paced

19 pages | first published 2013

Description

On a damp October night, 24-year-old Ashley Cordova is found dead in an abandoned warehouse in lower Manhattan. Though her death is ruled a suicide, veteran investigative journalist Scott McGrath suspects otherwise. As he probes the strange circum...
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Moods

dark 91%
mysterious 89%
tense 62%
adventurous 41%
challenging 17%
emotional 16%
sad 11%
reflective 9%
funny 3%
inspiring 1%
hopeful 0%
informative 0%

Pace

medium 55%
slow 32%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 50% | A mix: 40% | Character: 9%

Strong character development?

No: 37% | Yes: 32% | It's complicated: 28% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

No: 47% | It's complicated: 27% | Yes: 22% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 83% | Yes: 10% | It's complicated: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 64% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.73