The Virgin of the Seven Daggers: Excursions into Fantasy by Vernon Lee

The Virgin of the Seven Daggers: Excursions into Fantasy

Vernon Lee

229 pages first pub 2008 (editions)

fiction fantasy horror short stories adventurous slow-paced

Description

The brutal Don Juan - an unrepentant sinner - makes a pact with the Virgin of the Seven Daggers. He promises to forever proclaim her supreme beauty and asks that in return she save him from damnation.Emboldened by the deal and driven by insatiable...

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Community Reviews Summary of 14 reviews

Moods

dark 100%
mysterious 100%
funny 50%
reflective 50%
tense 50%

Pace

slow 100%

Plot- or character-driven?

N/A: 50% | Plot: 50%

Strong character development?

N/A: 50% | No: 50%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 50%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 50%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 50% | N/A: 50%

Average rating

3.11

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