Revelation by C.J. Sansom

550 pages first pub 2008 (editions)

fiction crime historical mystery dark mysterious tense fast-paced

Description

The Matthew Shardlake Tudor Mystery series continues with this fourth suspenseful installment by the bestselling author of Winter in Madrid and DominionIn 1543, while Tudor England is abuzz with King Henry VIII's wooing of Lady Catherine Parr, Mat...

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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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