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

Description

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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Moods

emotional 71%
sad 71%
mysterious 64%
reflective 25%
challenging 17%
dark 10%
lighthearted 7%
adventurous 3%
funny 3%
hopeful 3%
informative 3%
tense 3%

Pace

slow 46%
medium 42%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 54% | A mix: 27% | Plot: 18%

Strong character development?

No: 45% | Yes: 30% | It's complicated: 25%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 15%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 77% | Yes: 13% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 90% | N/A: 5% | No: 5%

Average rating

3.62