Phoolan Devi, Rebel Queen by Claire Fauvel

Phoolan Devi, Rebel Queen

Claire Fauvel

224 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

nonfiction biography challenging dark emotional slow-paced


She rebelled against the ancient tribal rules of India, her country, resulting in her becoming a Robin Hood type bandit. Essentially sold at the age of 11 to become a wife for a much older man, she ran away when he raped her. From that point on, t...

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dark 86%
emotional 66%
tense 66%
challenging 53%
informative 46%
adventurous 26%
inspiring 26%
sad 26%
hopeful 6%
mysterious 6%
reflective 6%


fast 78%
medium 21%

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