Hamnet & Judith by Maggie O'Farrell

Hamnet & Judith

Maggie O'Farrell

fiction historical literary emotional reflective sad medium-paced

372 pages | first published 2020

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WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION England, 1580. A young Latin tutor--penniless, bullied by a violent father--falls in love with an eccentric young woman: a wild creature who walks her family's estate with a falcon on her shoulder and is ...
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Summary of 15609 reviews

Moods

emotional 90%
sad 76%
reflective 60%
dark 19%
challenging 12%
mysterious 10%
inspiring 9%
tense 9%
informative 8%
hopeful 6%
adventurous 4%
relaxing 2%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 51%
slow 44%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 68% | A mix: 25% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 15% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 79% | Yes: 7% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 45% | No: 26% | It's complicated: 24% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.25

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