The Women of Troy by Pat Barker

The Women of Troy

Pat Barker

fiction historical literary dark emotional tense medium-paced

416 pages | first published 2021

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From the Booker Prize-winning Pat Barker, author of The Silence of the Girls (An important, powerful, memorable book --Emily Wilson, translator of The Odyssey) and the Regeneration Trilogy, a distinguished new entry in the boom in fiction recastin...
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Moods

emotional 69%
dark 55%
sad 51%
reflective 46%
tense 30%
challenging 26%
adventurous 18%
informative 12%
hopeful 9%
inspiring 4%
mysterious 4%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 55%
slow 36%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 60% | A mix: 32% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 44% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 24%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 49% | Yes: 30% | No: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 56% | It's complicated: 21% | Yes: 17% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 46% | No: 30% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.81