Citadel by Kate Mosse

696 pages first pub 2011 (editions)

fiction fantasy historical emotional mysterious reflective slow-paced
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Description

1942, Nazi-occupied France. Sandrine, a spirited and courageous nineteen-year-old, finds herself drawn into a Resistance network in Carcassonne - codenamed 'Citadel' - a group of ordinary women who are prepared to risk everything for what is right...

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Community Reviews Summary of 531 reviews

Moods

adventurous 81%
emotional 72%
tense 68%
challenging 54%
dark 54%
sad 50%
hopeful 45%
mysterious 36%
informative 31%
inspiring 31%
reflective 13%

Pace

medium 56%
slow 39%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 71% | Plot: 19% | Character: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 45% | No: 35% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 10%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 70% | It's complicated: 15% | Yes: 15%

Average rating

3.81

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