The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

432 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

fiction dystopian literary dark tense medium-paced

Description

More than fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid’s Tale, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power, but there are signs it is beginning to rot from within. At this crucial moment, the lives of three radica...

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Moods

dark 78%
tense 58%
adventurous 41%
emotional 40%
reflective 36%
challenging 30%
hopeful 25%
mysterious 23%
sad 19%
inspiring 12%
informative 4%
funny 1%

Pace

medium 67%
fast 23%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 53% | Character: 24% | Plot: 21%

Strong character development?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 10%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 46% | Yes: 36% | No: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 56% | Yes: 21% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 51% | No: 25% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

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