The Bandit Queens by Parini Shroff

The Bandit Queens

Parini Shroff

342 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

fiction contemporary thriller dark funny medium-paced
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A young Indian woman finds the false rumors that she killed her husband surprisingly useful – until other women in the village start asking for her help getting rid of their own husbands – in this razor-sharp debut.Five years ago, Geeta lost her n...

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Community Reviews Summary of 6,854 reviews

Moods

funny 85%
dark 69%
emotional 38%
adventurous 34%
tense 33%
hopeful 24%
inspiring 21%
mysterious 19%
challenging 18%
reflective 17%
informative 13%
sad 12%
lighthearted 11%

Pace

medium 66%
fast 26%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 65% | Character: 23% | Plot: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 83% | No: 8% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 11%

Average rating

4.11

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