These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

These Violent Delights

These Violent Delights #1

Chloe Gong

fiction fantasy historical romance young adult adventurous dark mysterious medium-paced

439 pages | first published 2020

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Perfect for fans of The Last Magician and Descendant of the Crane, this heart-stopping debut is an imaginative Romeo and Juliet retelling set in 1920s Shanghai, with rival gangs and a monster in the depths of the Huangpu River.The year is 1926, an...
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Moods

adventurous 80%
mysterious 76%
dark 69%
tense 58%
emotional 39%
challenging 13%
sad 10%
funny 8%
hopeful 4%
reflective 4%
informative 2%
inspiring 2%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 65%
slow 17%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Plot: 28% | Character: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 15% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 1% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 13% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.09

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