The Mad Women's Ball by Victoria Mas

The Mad Women's Ball

Victoria Mas with Frank Wynne (Translator)

fiction historical magical realism dark emotional sad medium-paced

224 pages | first published 2019

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'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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Summary of 1008 reviews

Moods

dark 67%
emotional 58%
sad 47%
reflective 41%
tense 27%
informative 24%
mysterious 23%
challenging 20%
hopeful 11%
inspiring 8%
adventurous 4%

Pace

medium 50%
fast 37%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 60% | A mix: 27% | Plot: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 13% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 17% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 58% | Yes: 20% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 16% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.72

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