A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes

A Thousand Ships

Natalie Haynes

fiction historical literary adventurous challenging reflective slow-paced

368 pages | first published 2019

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In A Thousand Ships, broadcaster and classicist Natalie Haynes retells the story of the Trojan War from an all-female perspective. This was never the story of one woman, or two. It was the story of all of them… In the middle of the night, Creusa...
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Moods

emotional 72%
adventurous 56%
sad 53%
reflective 47%
dark 42%
challenging 24%
informative 24%
tense 18%
inspiring 14%
funny 7%
hopeful 4%
mysterious 4%
lighthearted 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 60%
slow 24%
fast 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 63% | A mix: 27% | Plot: 7% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 45% | Yes: 34% | No: 16% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 54% | Yes: 36% | No: 7% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 41% | No: 30% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 16% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.14