Thunderstruck by Erik Larson
Thunderstruck

Erik Larson

Thunderstruck

Erik Larson

538 pages first pub 2006 (editions)

nonfiction history science true crime challenging informative mysterious slow-paced

Description

In 1910, Edwardian England was scandalized by a murder. It seems mild-mannered American Hawley Crippen had killed his wife, buried her remains in the cellar of their North London home and then gone on the run with his young mistress, his secretary...

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Moods

informative 94%
mysterious 42%
dark 40%
adventurous 38%
tense 26%
challenging 8%
sad 8%
emotional 7%
inspiring 6%
reflective 6%
funny 1%
hopeful 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

slow 51%
medium 41%
fast 7%

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