Elizabeth Is Missing by Emma Healey

Elizabeth Is Missing

Emma Healey

fiction contemporary crime mystery emotional mysterious sad medium-paced

320 pages | first published 2014

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In this darkly riveting debut novel—a sophisticated psychological mystery that is also a heartbreakingly honest meditation on memory, identity, and aging—an elderly woman descending into dementia embarks on a desperate quest to find the best frien...
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Summary of 3401 reviews

Moods

sad 75%
mysterious 69%
emotional 67%
reflective 33%
challenging 20%
dark 16%
tense 13%
funny 11%
lighthearted 4%
adventurous 3%
hopeful 3%
inspiring 2%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 51%
slow 38%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 39% | Plot: 8% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 33% | No: 33% | Yes: 33%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 81% | Yes: 8% | N/A: 5% | It's complicated: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 8% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.63

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