Dear Child by Romy Hausmann

Dear Child

Romy Hausmann

343 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

fiction thriller dark mysterious tense fast-paced

Description

A windowless shack in the woods. Lena's life and that of her two children follows the rules set by their captor, the father: Meals, bathroom visits, study time are strictly scheduled and meticulously observed. He protects his family from the dange...

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Community Reviews Summary of 3,817 reviews

Moods

dark 95%
tense 78%
mysterious 76%
emotional 39%
sad 32%
challenging 21%
adventurous 9%
hopeful 2%
reflective 1%

Pace

medium 49%
fast 44%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 48% | Plot: 36% | Character: 15%

Strong character development?

Yes: 36% | It's complicated: 34% | No: 28%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 37% | Yes: 10% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 68% | Yes: 20% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 16% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.96

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