A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner

A Fall of Marigolds

Susan Meissner

370 pages first pub 2014 (editions)

fiction historical emotional reflective medium-paced

Description

A beautiful scarf, passed down through the generations, connects two women who learn that the weight of the world is made bearable by the love we give away.... September 1911. On Ellis Island in New York Harbor, nurse Clara Wood cannot face return...

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Community Reviews Summary of 2,303 reviews

Moods

emotional 87%
sad 48%
hopeful 44%
reflective 44%
inspiring 36%
informative 21%
mysterious 14%
challenging 11%
adventurous 9%
dark 5%
lighthearted 4%
tense 4%

Pace

medium 76%
fast 12%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 51% | Character: 43% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 82% | No: 9% | It's complicated: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 73% | No: 14% | It's complicated: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 57% | Yes: 28% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 42% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 27% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

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