The Mad Women's Ball by Victoria Mas

The Mad Women's Ball

Victoria Mas with Frank Wynne (Translator)

fiction historical emotional informative reflective medium-paced

256 pages | first published 2019

Description

'A darkly sumptuous tale of wicked spectacle, wild injustice and the insuppressible strength of women' EMMA STONEX, Sunday Times bestselling author of THE LAMPLIGHTERS 'In this darkly delightful Gothic treasure, Mas explores grief, trauma and s...
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Moods

dark 77%
emotional 72%
sad 72%
reflective 50%
tense 44%
informative 16%
mysterious 16%
hopeful 11%
challenging 5%

Pace

fast 50%
medium 33%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 44% | A mix: 33% | Plot: 22%

Strong character development?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 23%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 11% | N/A: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 70% | It's complicated: 23% | Yes: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 11% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

3.63