The Physicians of Vilnoc by Lois McMaster Bujold

The Physicians of Vilnoc

Penric & Desdemona #9

Lois McMaster Bujold

fiction fantasy adventurous fast-paced

4 hours, 54 minutes | first published 2020

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When a mysterious plague breaks out in the army fort guarding Vilnoc, the port capital of the duchy of Orbas, Temple sorcerer Penric and his demon Desdemona are called upon by General Arisaydia to resurrect Penric’s medical skills and solve its l...
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Summary of 241 reviews

Moods

adventurous 61%
tense 46%
emotional 30%
hopeful 30%
lighthearted 26%
mysterious 26%
funny 19%
inspiring 11%
reflective 11%
challenging 7%
dark 7%
informative 7%
relaxing 3%
sad 3%

Pace

medium 67%
fast 32%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 43% | A mix: 31% | Character: 25%

Strong character development?

No: 50% | Yes: 27% | It's complicated: 22%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 36% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 31%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 57% | It's complicated: 21% | Yes: 21%

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4.07

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