Daughters of Sparta by Claire Heywood

Daughters of Sparta

Claire Heywood

fiction historical emotional sad medium-paced

384 pages | first published 2021

Description

For millennia, men have told the legend of the woman whose face launched a thousand ships--but now it's time to hear her side of the story. Daughters of Sparta is a tale of secrets, love, and tragedy from the women behind mythology's most devastat...
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Moods

emotional 79%
sad 56%
adventurous 38%
dark 38%
tense 37%
reflective 28%
informative 17%
challenging 15%
hopeful 8%
inspiring 6%
relaxing 3%
mysterious 2%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 65%
fast 20%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 54% | A mix: 38% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 49% | Yes: 37% | No: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 67% | Yes: 13% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 6%

Average rating

3.89