The Maidens by Alex Michaelides

The Maidens

Alex Michaelides

fiction thriller dark mysterious tense fast-paced

352 pages | first published 2021

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...
Browse similar books...

Plus

Content Warnings

Submitted by users as part of their reviews

Expand filter menu View summary

See all...

Community Reviews

summary of 174 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

dark 96%
mysterious 90%
tense 68%
emotional 20%
challenging 14%
sad 11%
adventurous 8%
reflective 4%
informative 2%

Pace

fast 48%
medium 40%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 45% | A mix: 43% | Character: 10%

Strong character development?

No: 37% | It's complicated: 33% | Yes: 28% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

No: 61% | It's complicated: 33% | Yes: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 83% | Yes: 8% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 7% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

3.58