Opium and Absinthe by Lydia Kang

Opium and Absinthe

Lydia Kang

fiction historical literary mystery dark mysterious fast-paced

384 pages | first published 2020

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From the bestselling author of A Beautiful Poison comes another spellbinding historical novel full of intrigue, occult mystery, and unexpected twists.New York City, 1899. Tillie Pembroke's sister lies dead, her body drained of blood and with two p...
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Summary of 964 reviews

Moods

mysterious 86%
adventurous 62%
dark 61%
tense 32%
emotional 17%
informative 11%
reflective 8%
sad 8%
challenging 7%
funny 7%
inspiring 6%
hopeful 5%
lighthearted 4%

Pace

medium 58%
fast 26%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Plot: 27% | Character: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 8%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 63% | Yes: 25% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 12%

Average rating

3.73

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