The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict

The Only Woman in the Room

Marie Benedict

fiction historical informative inspiring fast-paced

256 pages | first published 2019

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She was beautiful. She was a genius. Could the world handle both? A powerful, illuminating novel about Hedy Lamarr. Hedy Kiesler is lucky. Her beauty leads to a starring role in a controversial film and marriage to a powerful Austrian arms dealer,...
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Moods

informative 78%
inspiring 59%
emotional 40%
adventurous 25%
hopeful 19%
reflective 17%
sad 17%
dark 15%
tense 13%
challenging 7%
lighthearted 3%
mysterious 3%
funny 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 62%
fast 27%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 55% | A mix: 30% | Plot: 11% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 61% | No: 21% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 39% | No: 14% | N/A: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 60% | It's complicated: 20% | Yes: 15% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 42% | Yes: 26% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 9%

Average rating

3.53