The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton

The Forgotten Garden

Kate Morton

fiction historical mystery mysterious reflective slow-paced

648 pages | first published 2008

Description

A foundling, an old book of dark fairy tales, a secret garden, an aristocratic family, a love denied, and a mystery. The Forgotten Garden is a captivating, atmospheric and compulsively readable story of the past, secrets, family and memory from th...

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Moods

mysterious 94%
emotional 70%
reflective 35%
hopeful 17%
sad 17%
adventurous 11%
dark 11%
inspiring 11%
lighthearted 11%
tense 5%

Pace

slow 50%
medium 43%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Plot: 40%

Strong character development?

Yes: 76% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 92% | Yes: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 58% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 8%

Average rating

4.0