A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes

A Thousand Ships

Natalie Haynes

fiction historical literary adventurous challenging reflective slow-paced

348 pages | first published 2019

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Shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction, a gorgeous retelling of the Trojan War from the perspectives of the many women involved in its causes and consequences—for fans of Madeline Miller. This is the women’s war, just as much as it is the ...
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Moods

emotional 73%
adventurous 57%
sad 52%
reflective 48%
dark 42%
challenging 26%
informative 25%
tense 21%
inspiring 16%
funny 5%
hopeful 4%
mysterious 4%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 60%
slow 24%
fast 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 62% | A mix: 29% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 44% | Yes: 32% | No: 18% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 53% | Yes: 38% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 44% | No: 29% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 48% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 20% | N/A: 3%

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4.13

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