Devil House by John Darnielle

Devil House

John Darnielle with John Darnielle (Narrator)

11 hours, 17 minutes first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction crime literary dark mysterious tense medium-paced

Description

Gage Chandler is descended from kings. That’s what his mother always told him. Years later, he is a true crime writer, with one grisly success—and a movie adaptation—to his name, along with a series of subsequent less notable efforts. But now he i...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,384 reviews

Moods

dark 85%
mysterious 72%
challenging 47%
reflective 47%
sad 27%
emotional 26%
tense 26%
adventurous 7%
funny 2%
informative 2%
hopeful 1%

Pace

medium 50%
slow 47%
fast 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 34% | Plot: 14% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 47% | Yes: 29% | No: 21% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 52% | No: 33% | Yes: 12% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 68% | Yes: 14% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 12% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.48

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