The Daughter of Doctor Moreau by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

The Daughter of Doctor Moreau

Silvia Moreno-Garcia

fiction historical science fiction informative inspiring tense medium-paced

320 pages | first published 2022

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Mexican Gothic and Velvet Was the Night comes a dreamy reimagining of The Island of Doctor Moreau set against the backdrop of nineteenth-century Mexico. Carlota Moreau: a young woman, growing up in a ...
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Summary of 65 reviews

Moods

mysterious 69%
dark 57%
adventurous 54%
tense 50%
emotional 33%
reflective 28%
sad 14%
challenging 11%
hopeful 7%
informative 7%
funny 2%

Pace

medium 73%
slow 14%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Character: 27% | Plot: 15%

Strong character development?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 10% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.13

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