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

emotional 64%
dark 61%
sad 51%
reflective 37%
tense 25%
informative 20%
mysterious 14%
challenging 11%
hopeful 9%
inspiring 3%
adventurous 1%

Pace

medium 45%
fast 43%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 59% | A mix: 24% | Plot: 15%

Strong character development?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 12% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 13% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 64% | It's complicated: 20% | Yes: 11% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 24% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.68