Matrix by Lauren Groff

Matrix

Lauren Groff with Adjoa Andoh (Narrator)

Matrix

Lauren Groff with Adjoa Andoh (Narrator)

fiction historical literary challenging emotional reflective medium-paced

8 hours, 53 minutes | first published 2021

Description

Cast out of the royal court by Eleanor of Aquitaine, deemed too coarse and rough-hewn for marriage or courtly life, seventeen-year-old Marie de France is sent to England to be the new prioress of an impoverished abbey, its nuns on the brink of sta...
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Moods

reflective 80%
emotional 47%
challenging 46%
dark 21%
informative 20%
inspiring 19%
mysterious 15%
adventurous 13%
hopeful 12%
sad 12%
funny 7%
tense 6%
relaxing 2%

Pace

slow 46%
medium 46%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 79% | A mix: 17% | N/A: 1% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 43% | Yes: 39% | No: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 68% | It's complicated: 13% | Yes: 11% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 10% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.98