Galatea by Madeline Miller

Galatea

Madeline Miller

fiction fantasy short stories dark emotional sad fast-paced

20 pages | first published 2013

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In Ancient Greece, a skilled marble sculptor has been blessed by a goddess who has given his masterpiece – the most beautiful woman the town has ever seen – the gift of life. Now his wife, Galatea is expected to be obedience and humility personifi...
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Summary of 6210 reviews

Moods

dark 69%
sad 52%
emotional 49%
reflective 34%
tense 21%
mysterious 16%
challenging 12%
inspiring 11%
adventurous 9%
hopeful 5%
informative 3%
funny 2%
lighthearted 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

fast 84%
medium 13%
slow 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 74% | A mix: 16% | Plot: 7% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 32% | No: 29% | It's complicated: 28% | N/A: 9%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 44% | Yes: 33% | No: 16% | N/A: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 62% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 14% | Yes: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 49% | No: 24% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 6%

Average rating

3.95

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