The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

The Nightingale

Kristin Hannah

fiction historical emotional sad slow-paced

448 pages | first published 2015

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France, 1939 - In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front. She doesn't believe that the Nazis will invade France ... but invade they do, in droves of marching soldiers, in cara...
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Summary of 31438 reviews

Moods

emotional 91%
sad 76%
inspiring 48%
dark 42%
tense 40%
adventurous 38%
challenging 31%
reflective 29%
hopeful 23%
informative 17%
mysterious 4%

Pace

medium 61%
slow 25%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 64% | Character: 24% | Plot: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 45% | Yes: 32% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 47% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 2%

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4.5

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