The Maidens by Alex Michaelides

The Maidens

Alex Michaelides

352 pages • first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction mystery thriller dark mysterious tense fast-paced

Description

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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Moods

mysterious 90%
dark 88%
tense 65%
emotional 23%
sad 14%
adventurous 13%
challenging 11%
reflective 6%
informative 1%

Pace

fast 49%
medium 41%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 45% | A mix: 44% | Character: 10%

Strong character development?

No: 43% | It's complicated: 28% | Yes: 27%

Loveable characters?

No: 57% | It's complicated: 31% | Yes: 10% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 73% | Yes: 15% | 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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