The Maidens by Alex Michaelides

The Maidens

Alex Michaelides

fiction thriller dark mysterious tense fast-paced

337 pages | first published 2021

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Silent Patient comes a spellbinding tale of psychological suspense, weaving together Greek mythology, murder, and obsession, that further cements “Michaelides as a major player in the field” (Pu...
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Summary of 15599 reviews

Moods

mysterious 90%
dark 88%
tense 63%
emotional 22%
adventurous 13%
sad 13%
challenging 10%
reflective 6%
informative 1%

Pace

fast 50%
medium 40%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 46% | A mix: 43% | Character: 9%

Strong character development?

No: 44% | It's complicated: 28% | Yes: 26%

Loveable characters?

No: 58% | It's complicated: 30% | Yes: 9% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 75% | Yes: 13% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 14% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.47

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