The Curious Case of the Werewolf That Wasn't by Gail Carriger

The Curious Case of the Werewolf That Wasn't

Parasol Protectorate #0.5

Gail Carriger

32 pages first pub 2014 (editions)

fiction fantasy adventurous lighthearted mysterious fast-paced


A short tale of mummies, werewolves, and well preserved felines set in the world of the Parasol Protectorate.Alessandro Tarabotti and his valet, Floote, are on a mission in Egypt when they encounter visiting tourists and things go all pie shaped. ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 549 reviews


adventurous 81%
mysterious 56%
funny 37%
lighthearted 31%
tense 12%
challenging 6%
dark 6%
informative 6%


fast 92%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 77% | A mix: 22%

Strong character development?

No: 85% | Yes: 14%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 50% | Yes: 50%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 33% | No: 33% | Yes: 33%

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