The Duke and I by Julia Quinn

The Duke and I

Bridgerton #1

Julia Quinn

339 pages first pub 2000 (editions)

fiction historical romance emotional funny lighthearted medium-paced

Description

Can there be any greater challenge to London’s Ambitious Mamas than an unmarried duke?—Lady Whistledown’s Society Papers, April 1813By all accounts, Simon Basset is on the verge of proposing to his best friend’s sister, the lovely—and almost-on-th...

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Moods

lighthearted 79%
funny 48%
emotional 47%
hopeful 21%
relaxing 19%
adventurous 6%
tense 6%
reflective 4%
sad 4%
inspiring 3%
challenging 2%
dark 1%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 57%
fast 34%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 58% | A mix: 28% | Plot: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 16% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 79% | Yes: 9% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 8% | N/A: 1%

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