The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

The Priory of the Orange Tree

The Roots of Chaos #1

Samantha Shannon

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ adventurous emotional medium-paced

848 pages | first published 2019

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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, Queen Sa...
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Summary of 23928 reviews

Moods

adventurous 98%
emotional 48%
mysterious 37%
tense 36%
challenging 26%
dark 20%
hopeful 20%
inspiring 19%
reflective 7%
sad 7%
funny 5%
lighthearted 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 61%
slow 30%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 65% | Plot: 26% | Character: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

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

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 42% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 27% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.33

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