Violeta by Isabel Allende

Violeta

Isabel Allende with Frances Riddle (Translator)

fiction historical literary emotional reflective medium-paced

336 pages | first published 2022

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Violeta comes into the world on a stormy day in 1920, the first girl in a family with five boisterous sons. From the start, her life is marked by extraordinary events, for the ripples of the Great War are still being felt, even as the Spanish flu ...
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Summary of 763 reviews

Moods

reflective 82%
emotional 73%
informative 35%
inspiring 35%
adventurous 29%
sad 29%
hopeful 24%
challenging 14%
dark 11%
tense 7%
funny 6%
lighthearted 5%
relaxing 5%
mysterious 2%

Pace

medium 60%
slow 30%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 63% | A mix: 28% | Plot: 6% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 8%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 84% | No: 9% | It's complicated: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 14% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.97

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