The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

The Priory of the Orange Tree

The Roots of Chaos #1

Samantha Shannon

830 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ adventurous emotional medium-paced

Description

The New York Times bestselling "epic feminist fantasy perfect for fans of Game of Thrones" (Bustle). A world divided. A queendom without an heir. An ancient enemy awakens. The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand years. Still unwed, Qu...

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Community Reviews Summary of 42,235 reviews

Moods

adventurous 98%
emotional 48%
tense 38%
mysterious 36%
challenging 26%
dark 20%
hopeful 20%
inspiring 19%
reflective 7%
sad 7%
funny 4%
lighthearted 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 60%
slow 31%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Plot: 25% | Character: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 41% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 27% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.31

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