Yellow Jessamine by Caitlin Starling

Yellow Jessamine

Caitlin Starling with Heather Wilds (Narrator)

fiction horror lgbtqia+ dark mysterious slow-paced

4 hours, 20 minutes | first published 2020

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Powerful shipping magnate Evelyn Perdanu lives a tight, contained life, holding herself at a distance from all who would get close to her. Her family is dead, her country is dying, and when something foul comes to the city of Delphinium, the britt...
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Summary of 378 reviews

Moods

dark 99%
mysterious 81%
tense 48%
emotional 22%
sad 15%
challenging 7%
reflective 6%
adventurous 4%
hopeful 2%

Pace

slow 35%
medium 33%
fast 30%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Character: 35% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 38% | No: 18% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 59% | No: 28% | Yes: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 63% | Yes: 21% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 1%

Average rating

3.6

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