Revelation by C.J. Sansom

630 pages first pub 2008 (editions)

fiction crime historical mystery dark mysterious tense fast-paced

Description

Spring, 1543. King Henry VIII is wooing Lady Catherine Parr, whom he wants for his sixth wife. Archbishop Cranmer and the embattled Protestant faction at court are watching keenly, for Lady Catherine is known to have reformist sympathies. Matthew ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 949 reviews

Moods

dark 88%
mysterious 88%
tense 66%
adventurous 64%
informative 22%
emotional 18%
challenging 16%
reflective 12%
sad 9%
funny 3%
hopeful 1%

Pace

medium 66%
fast 25%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Plot: 39% | Character: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 18% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 35%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 40% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 46% | Yes: 39% | It's complicated: 14%

Average rating

4.2

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