Learwife by J.R. Thorp

Learwife

J.R. Thorp

fiction historical dark emotional reflective slow-paced

304 pages | first published 2021

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Inspired by Shakespeare's King Lear, this breathtaking debut novel tells the story of the most famous woman ever written out of literary history. Word has come. Care-bent King Lear is dead, driven mad and betrayed. His three daughters too, broken ...
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Summary of 57 reviews

Moods

reflective 78%
dark 75%
emotional 71%
sad 40%
challenging 28%
mysterious 18%
tense 9%
funny 3%
inspiring 3%

Pace

slow 75%
medium 21%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 96% | A mix: 3%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 44% | No: 29% | Yes: 25%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 42% | Yes: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 91% | It's complicated: 4% | Yes: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 3%

Average rating

3.91

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