fiction historical literary emotional reflective slow-paced

372 pages | first published 2020

Description

TWO EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE. A LOVE THAT DRAWS THEM TOGETHER. A LOSS THAT THREATENS TO TEAR THEM APART. On a summer’s day in 1596, a young girl in Stratford-upon-Avon takes to her bed with a sudden fever. Her twin brother, Hamnet, searches everywh...
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Moods

emotional 90%
sad 75%
reflective 62%
dark 18%
challenging 12%
mysterious 10%
inspiring 9%
informative 8%
tense 8%
hopeful 7%
adventurous 3%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 49%
slow 46%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 72% | A mix: 22% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 13% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 80% | Yes: 7% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 49% | No: 24% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.28