Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing

Delia Owens

fiction contemporary literary mystery emotional mysterious reflective slow-paced

370 pages | first published 2018

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For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is n...
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Moods

emotional 76%
mysterious 70%
reflective 46%
sad 41%
adventurous 39%
inspiring 27%
hopeful 23%
tense 21%
dark 20%
challenging 13%
informative 10%
relaxing 5%
funny 2%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 32%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 48% | Character: 44% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 58% | No: 23% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 16% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.27

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