Phantom by Susan Kay

Phantom

Susan Kay

fiction fantasy historical romance dark mysterious slow-paced

458 pages | first published 1990

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A child is born... His  mother's only gift is a mask. Precocious and  gifted, he will live friendless and alone. taunted and  abused, he will flee, only to find himself caged  again-as a freak in a Gypsy carnival. A brilliant  outcast... the world...
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Summary of 531 reviews

Moods

dark 81%
emotional 63%
sad 54%
mysterious 45%
adventurous 27%
challenging 9%
funny 9%
tense 9%

Pace

medium 50%
slow 41%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 60% | A mix: 30% | Plot: 10%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 54% | Yes: 36% | No: 9%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 72% | Yes: 18% | No: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 36% | It's complicated: 27% | Yes: 27% | N/A: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 9%

Average rating

4.12

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