Revelation by C.J. Sansom

21 hours, 2 minutes first pub 2008 (editions)

fiction crime historical mystery dark mysterious tense fast-paced

Description

C.J. Sansom's Matthew Shardlake mysteries whisk listeners back in time to the tumultuous court of King Henry VIII. Shardlake has his hands full this time defending a young religious fanatic who has been thrown into Bedlam. On top of that, Shardlak...

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Community Reviews Summary of 949 reviews

Moods

dark 88%
mysterious 88%
tense 66%
adventurous 64%
informative 22%
emotional 18%
challenging 16%
reflective 12%
sad 9%
funny 3%
hopeful 1%

Pace

medium 66%
fast 25%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Plot: 39% | Character: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 18% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 35%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 40% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 46% | Yes: 39% | It's complicated: 14%

Average rating

4.2

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