Matrix by Lauren Groff

Matrix

Lauren Groff

fiction feminism historical lgbtqia+ literary challenging emotional reflective medium-paced

272 pages | first published 2021

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Seventeen-year-old Marie, too wild for courtly life, is thrown to the dogs one winter morning, expelled from the royal court to become the prioress of an abbey. Marie is strange - tall, a giantess, her elbows and knees stick out, ungainly. At firs...
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Summary of 2996 reviews

Moods

reflective 75%
emotional 47%
challenging 39%
dark 22%
mysterious 20%
inspiring 19%
adventurous 15%
informative 13%
sad 12%
hopeful 11%
tense 6%
funny 4%
relaxing 2%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

slow 47%
medium 46%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 79% | A mix: 17% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 41% | Yes: 40% | No: 18%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 64% | It's complicated: 16% | Yes: 14% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 8% | N/A: 1%

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3.83

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