Cracks by Sheila Kohler


Sheila Kohler

176 pages first pub 1999 (editions)

fiction lgbtqia+ mystery young adult dark mysterious tense medium-paced


Now a major motion picture starring Eva Green and directed by Jordan ScottA beautiful schoolgirl mysteriously disappears into the South African veld. Forty years later, thirteen members of the missing girl's swimming team gather at their old board...

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dark 100%
tense 66%
mysterious 50%
sad 50%
challenging 16%
reflective 16%


slow 42%
medium 28%
fast 28%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 40% | Character: 40% | N/A: 20%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 40% | No: 40% | Yes: 20%

Loveable characters?

No: 80% | N/A: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 80% | Yes: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 40%

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