The Clue in the Crumbling Wall by Carolyn Keene

The Clue in the Crumbling Wall

Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #22

Carolyn Keene

181 pages first pub 1945 (editions)

fiction childrens mystery young adult lighthearted mysterious fast-paced


A sprawling estate was willed to a dancer who has vanished several years earlier. During their investigation at Heath Castle, Nancy, Bess and George realize that its crumbling walls contain a secret, but what is it? They search for clues in the ne...

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Community Reviews Summary of 416 reviews


adventurous 87%
mysterious 87%
lighthearted 62%
tense 25%
hopeful 12%
relaxing 12%


fast 62%
medium 25%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 83% | N/A: 16%

Strong character development?

No: 83% | N/A: 16%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | N/A: 33% | No: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 83% | N/A: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 83% | N/A: 16%

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