Madam by Phoebe Wynne

Madam

Phoebe Wynne

400 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction dark mysterious medium-paced

Description

For 150 years, Caldonbrae Hall has loomed high above the Scottish cliffs as a beacon of excellence in the ancestral castle of Lord William Hope. A boarding school for girls, it promises that its pupils will emerge 'resilient and ready to serve soc...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,613 reviews

Moods

dark 96%
mysterious 82%
tense 57%
challenging 25%
emotional 22%
sad 16%
reflective 8%
adventurous 6%
hopeful 3%
inspiring 2%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 54%
slow 36%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 44% | Plot: 31% | Character: 23%

Strong character development?

Yes: 39% | No: 34% | It's complicated: 25%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 44% | No: 39% | Yes: 15%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 75% | It's complicated: 12% | Yes: 9% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 36% | No: 35% | It's complicated: 26% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.28

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