Madam by Phoebe Wynne

Madam

Phoebe Wynne

fiction dark mysterious medium-paced

352 pages | first published 2021

Description

A riveting, modern gothic debut with shades of The Secret History, The Stepford Wives, and a dash of Circe, set at a secretive all girls' boarding school perched on a craggy Scottish peninsula. For 150 years, high above rocky Scottish cliffs, Cald...
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Moods

dark 96%
mysterious 81%
tense 62%
challenging 24%
emotional 23%
sad 14%
adventurous 7%
reflective 6%
hopeful 2%
inspiring 2%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 51%
slow 37%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 53% | Plot: 27% | Character: 19%

Strong character development?

Yes: 37% | No: 34% | It's complicated: 26% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 43% | No: 43% | Yes: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 71% | It's complicated: 17% | Yes: 9% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 44% | No: 27% | It's complicated: 26% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

3.4