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 91%
emotional 71%
reflective 31%
sad 24%
adventurous 22%
hopeful 20%
dark 13%
lighthearted 13%
inspiring 6%
relaxing 6%
tense 6%
challenging 4%

Pace

slow 50%
medium 45%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 62% | Character: 18% | Plot: 18%

Strong character development?

Yes: 70% | No: 25% | It's complicated: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 87% | Yes: 10% | It's complicated: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 47% | No: 30% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.02