fiction historical literary emotional reflective sad slow-paced

372 pages | first published 2020

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On a summer's day in 1596, a young girl in Stratford-upon-Avon takes to her bed with a sudden fever. Her twin brother, Hamnet, searches everywhere for help. Why is nobody at home? Their mother, Agnes, is over a mile away, in the garden where sh...
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Summary of 12380 reviews

Moods

emotional 90%
sad 75%
reflective 61%
dark 19%
challenging 12%
mysterious 10%
inspiring 9%
tense 9%
informative 8%
hopeful 6%
adventurous 4%
relaxing 2%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 50%
slow 45%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 69% | A mix: 24% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 14% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 79% | Yes: 7% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 46% | No: 26% | It's complicated: 24% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.27

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