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336 pages | first published 2022

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A vivid reimagining of the woman who inspired Hester Prynne, the tragic heroine of Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, and a journey into the enduring legacy of New England's witchcraft trials. Who is the real Hester Prynne?Isobel Gamble is ...
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Summary of 95 reviews

Moods

emotional 68%
reflective 48%
dark 42%
hopeful 40%
sad 29%
adventurous 25%
informative 25%
mysterious 25%
inspiring 24%
tense 22%
challenging 14%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 32%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 53% | A mix: 36% | Plot: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 43% | Yes: 43% | No: 10% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 85% | No: 8% | It's complicated: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 22%

Average rating

4.02

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