The Bandit Queens by Parini Shroff

The Bandit Queens

Parini Shroff

342 pages first pub 2023 (editions) user-added

fiction literary dark funny medium-paced

Description

GOOD MORNING AMERICA BUZZ PICK • A young Indian woman finds the false rumors that she killed her husband surprisingly useful—until other women in the village start asking for her help getting rid of their own husbands—in this razor-sharp debut."A ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 3,735 reviews

Moods

funny 86%
dark 69%
emotional 37%
adventurous 33%
tense 32%
hopeful 24%
challenging 20%
inspiring 20%
mysterious 19%
reflective 17%
informative 13%
sad 13%
lighthearted 11%

Pace

medium 67%
fast 25%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 65% | Character: 22% | Plot: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 84% | No: 8% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 11%

Average rating

4.14

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