Clytemnestra by Costanza Casati

Clytemnestra

Costanza Casati

448 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

fiction fantasy historical literary dark emotional tense medium-paced

Description

For fans of Madeline Miller's Circe, a stunning debut following Clytemnestra, the most notorious villainess of the ancient world and the events that forged her into the legendary queen. As for queens, they are either hated or forgotten. She alread...

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Community Reviews Summary of 3,109 reviews

Moods

dark 80%
emotional 75%
tense 56%
sad 49%
adventurous 48%
challenging 33%
reflective 25%
inspiring 9%
informative 8%
mysterious 6%
hopeful 2%

Pace

medium 67%
slow 17%
fast 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 49% | Character: 43% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 58% | Yes: 29% | No: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 45% | Yes: 30% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

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

Average rating

4.25

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