Matrix: A Novel by Lauren Groff

Matrix: A Novel

Lauren Groff

272 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction feminism historical lgbtqia+ literary challenging emotional reflective medium-paced

Description

Seventeen-year-old Marie, too wild for courtly life, is thrown to the dogs one winter morning, expelled from the royal court to become the prioress of an abbey. Marie is strange - tall, a giantess, her elbows and knees stick out, ungainly. At firs...

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Community Reviews Summary of 4,428 reviews

Moods

reflective 75%
emotional 46%
challenging 37%
dark 22%
inspiring 21%
mysterious 20%
adventurous 15%
informative 13%
hopeful 12%
sad 12%
tense 7%
funny 4%
relaxing 2%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

slow 47%
medium 46%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 79% | A mix: 17% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 41% | Yes: 40% | No: 17%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 63% | It's complicated: 17% | Yes: 14% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 10%

Average rating

3.8

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