The Whalebone Theatre by Joanna Quinn

The Whalebone Theatre

Joanna Quinn

fiction historical emotional reflective sad medium-paced

480 pages | first published 2022

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An utterly enchanting, immersive novel about an irrepressible young heroine who becomes an undercover agent during World War II--a sparkling debut, by turns heartwarming and heartbreaking. One blustery night in 1928, a whale washes up on the shore...
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Summary of 43 reviews

Moods

emotional 95%
adventurous 69%
sad 60%
reflective 56%
funny 39%
hopeful 39%
inspiring 34%
dark 21%
tense 21%
challenging 17%
informative 17%
mysterious 13%
lighthearted 8%

Pace

medium 50%
slow 37%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 47% | Character: 42% | Plot: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 47% | Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 11%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 14%

Average rating

4.18

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