The Women of Troy by Pat Barker

The Women of Troy

Pat Barker

fiction historical literary dark emotional tense medium-paced

288 pages

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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 66%
dark 52%
reflective 48%
sad 48%
tense 28%
challenging 24%
adventurous 17%
informative 14%
hopeful 12%
mysterious 5%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 52%
slow 35%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 61% | A mix: 31% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 25%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 55% | Yes: 25% | No: 19%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 55% | It's complicated: 22% | Yes: 20% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 55% | No: 22% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.77