The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

The Lost Apothecary

Sarah Penner

310 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction historical adventurous mysterious medium-paced

Description

A forgotten history. A secret network of women. A legacy of poison and revenge. Welcome to The Lost Apothecary...Hidden in the depths of eighteenth-century London, a secret apothecary shop caters to an unusual kind of clientele. Women across the c...

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Community Reviews Summary of 34,709 reviews

Moods

mysterious 81%
adventurous 57%
emotional 35%
dark 31%
reflective 21%
tense 17%
hopeful 14%
inspiring 12%
sad 12%
informative 10%
challenging 5%
lighthearted 5%
funny 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 58%
fast 27%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 27% | Plot: 21%

Strong character development?

Yes: 65% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 15%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 18% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 79% | Yes: 12% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | No: 27% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.62

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