The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

The Thursday Murder Club

Thursday Murder Club #1

Richard Osman

370 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction crime mystery funny lighthearted mysterious medium-paced

Description

Four septuagenarians with a few tricks up their sleevesA female cop with her first big caseA brutal murderIn a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet weekly in the Jigsaw Room to discuss unsolved crimes; together they call themsel...

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Community Reviews Summary of 22,713 reviews

Moods

mysterious 84%
funny 75%
lighthearted 55%
adventurous 45%
emotional 25%
hopeful 11%
relaxing 10%
sad 10%
reflective 9%
dark 6%
inspiring 5%
tense 5%
challenging 2%

Pace

medium 59%
fast 28%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Plot: 32% | Character: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 42% | No: 38% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 67% | No: 22% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 57% | Yes: 21% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.89

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