Precious Bane by Mary Webb

Precious Bane

Mary Webb

fiction classics historical romance emotional reflective slow-paced

328 pages | first published 1924

Description

A compelling story of passion, with an enduring air of enchantment throughout, Precious Bane is a novel that haunts us with its beauty and its timeless truths about our deepest hopes. Set in Shropshire in the 1800s, it is alive with the many moods...
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Community Reviews

summary of 48 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

reflective 100%
emotional 75%
hopeful 50%
sad 50%
dark 25%
funny 25%
lighthearted 25%
mysterious 25%

Pace

slow 50%
medium 50%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Character: 33%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 25% | Yes: 25%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 75% | Yes: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 75% | No: 25%

Average rating

3.83