The Historians by Cecilia Ekbäck

The Historians

Cecilia Ekbäck

464 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction historical mysterious medium-paced

Description

The Secret History meets The Alice Network in this riveting tale of murder and conspiracy in Sweden during WWII by critically acclaimed author Cecilia Eckbäck.It is 1943 and Sweden’s neutrality in the war is under pressure. Laura Dahlgren, the bri...

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Moods

mysterious 84%
dark 75%
tense 75%
adventurous 43%
emotional 43%
sad 34%
challenging 28%
informative 28%
hopeful 6%
reflective 6%

Pace

medium 62%
fast 21%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 53% | A mix: 39% | Character: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 25%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 53% | Yes: 35% | No: 7% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 51% | It's complicated: 24% | Yes: 24%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 39% | No: 35% | Yes: 21% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.7

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