The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden

The Girl in the Tower

Winternight Trilogy #2

Katherine Arden

fiction fantasy historical adventurous emotional mysterious medium-paced

364 pages | first published 2017

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For a young woman in medieval Russia, the choices are stark: marriage or a life in a convent. Vasya will choose a third way: magic...The court of the Grand Prince of Moscow is plagued by power struggles and rumours of unrest. Meanwhile bandits roa...
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Moods

adventurous 96%
emotional 52%
mysterious 52%
dark 47%
tense 37%
inspiring 12%
sad 12%
challenging 11%
hopeful 8%
reflective 7%
informative 3%
funny 2%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 66%
slow 17%
fast 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 63% | Character: 21% | Plot: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 61% | Yes: 16% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 15% | N/A: 1%

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4.35

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