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The Mad Women's Ball, by Victoria Mas

2 reviews

ema_j's review against another edition

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dark emotional hopeful slow-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes

4.0


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kailaelders's review against another edition

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sad medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? It's complicated
  • Loveable characters? No
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated

3.0

I feel like the premise of this book had a lot of potential but it ended up falling a bit flat for me. Maybe it was the translation, but I didn't find the writing very captivating and never felt we got to know the characters and empathize with them as deeply as we could have. The ending was a bit sudden and random and too "clicking into place"  if that makes sense. I'm curious to see the movie adaptation as it seems like a story that might do well in that format.

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