Anthem for Doomed Youth by Carola Dunn

Anthem for Doomed Youth

Daisy Dalrymple #19

Carola Dunn

288 pages first pub 2011 (editions)

fiction crime historical mystery dark mysterious fast-paced


In the Spring of 1926, the corpses of three men are found in shallow graves off the beaten path in Epping Forest outside of London--each shot through the heart and bearing no identification. DCI Alec Fletcher of Scotland Yard, the lead detective, ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 131 reviews


mysterious 100%
lighthearted 50%
adventurous 25%
reflective 25%
sad 25%
dark 12%
funny 12%
hopeful 12%
informative 12%


medium 66%
fast 22%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 57% | A mix: 42%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 42% | No: 42% | Yes: 14%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 42% | No: 28% | Yes: 28%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 71% | It's complicated: 14% | Yes: 14%

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