The Ballerinas by Rachel Kapelke-Dale

The Ballerinas

Rachel Kapelke-Dale

fiction contemporary mystery thriller dark emotional reflective medium-paced

304 pages | first published 2021

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Dare Me meets Black Swan and Luckiest Girl Alive in a captivating, voice-driven debut novel about a trio of ballerinas who meet as students at the Paris Opera Ballet School.Thirteen years ago, Delphine abandoned her prestigious soloist spot at the...
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Summary of 647 reviews

Moods

emotional 72%
dark 68%
reflective 47%
tense 34%
mysterious 31%
sad 20%
challenging 17%
hopeful 8%
informative 7%
inspiring 5%
adventurous 4%

Pace

medium 55%
slow 36%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 59% | A mix: 33% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 10%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 47% | No: 35% | Yes: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 81% | Yes: 10% | It's complicated: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 2%

Average rating

3.54

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