Matrix by Lauren Groff

Matrix

Lauren Groff

fiction historical literary challenging emotional reflective medium-paced

336 pages | first published 2021

Description

One of our best American writers, Lauren Groff returns with her exhilarating first new novel since the groundbreaking Fates and Furies.Cast out of the royal court by Eleanor of Aquitaine, deemed too coarse and rough-hewn for marriage or courtly li...
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Moods

reflective 80%
emotional 47%
challenging 46%
dark 21%
informative 20%
inspiring 19%
mysterious 15%
adventurous 13%
hopeful 12%
sad 12%
funny 7%
tense 6%
relaxing 2%

Pace

slow 46%
medium 46%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 79% | A mix: 17% | N/A: 1% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 43% | Yes: 39% | No: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 68% | It's complicated: 13% | Yes: 11% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 10% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.98