The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

The Priory of the Orange Tree

The Roots of Chaos #1

Samantha Shannon

830 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ adventurous emotional medium-paced
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An enthralling, epic fantasy about a world on the brink of war with dragons - and the women who must lead the fight to save it.A world divided. A queendom without an heir. An ancient enemy awakens.The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousa...

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Community Reviews Summary of 53,104 reviews

Moods

adventurous 98%
emotional 48%
tense 38%
mysterious 36%
challenging 26%
dark 20%
hopeful 20%
inspiring 19%
reflective 7%
sad 7%
funny 4%
informative 1%
lighthearted 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 59%
slow 32%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Plot: 25% | Character: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 40% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 27% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.29

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