Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Mexican Gothic

Silvia Moreno-Garcia

fiction fantasy historical horror mystery dark emotional mysterious slow-paced

320 pages | first published 2020

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The acclaimed author of Gods of Jade and Shadow returns with a mesmerising feminist re-imagining of Gothic fantasy, in which a young socialite discovers the haunting secrets of a beautiful old mansion in 1950s Mexico. When glamorous socialite Noem...
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Moods

dark 95%
mysterious 90%
tense 70%
adventurous 24%
emotional 16%
challenging 10%
sad 8%
reflective 4%
funny 1%
hopeful 1%
informative 0%
inspiring 0%
lighthearted 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 62%
slow 22%
fast 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 44% | Plot: 42% | Character: 12% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 52% | No: 26% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 43% | Yes: 35% | No: 20% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 9% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 49% | No: 29% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.9