Matrix by Lauren Groff

Matrix

Lauren Groff

272 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction historical lgbtqia+ literary emotional reflective medium-paced

Description

Cast out of the royal court by Eleanor of Aquitaine, deemed too coarse and rough-hewn for marriage or courtly life, seventeen-year-old Marie de France is sent to England to be the new prioress of an impoverished abbey, its nuns on the brink of sta...

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Community Reviews Summary of 8,052 reviews

Moods

reflective 74%
emotional 47%
challenging 35%
dark 22%
inspiring 22%
mysterious 21%
adventurous 17%
hopeful 13%
informative 13%
sad 13%
tense 7%
funny 5%
relaxing 2%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 47%
slow 46%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 78% | A mix: 17% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 40% | No: 17%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 61% | It's complicated: 18% | Yes: 16% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 10%

Average rating

3.76

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