The Book of Atrix Wolfe by Patricia A. McKillip

The Book of Atrix Wolfe

Patricia A. McKillip

247 pages first pub 1995 (editions)

fiction fantasy adventurous mysterious slow-paced


Twenty years ago, the powerful mage Atrix Wolfe unleashed an uncontrollable force that killed his beloved king. Now, the Queen of the Wood has offered him one last chance for redemption. She asks him to find her daughter, who vanished into the hum...

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Community Reviews Summary of 255 reviews


mysterious 70%
adventurous 60%
emotional 40%
reflective 40%
hopeful 30%
dark 20%
inspiring 20%
tense 20%
challenging 10%
sad 10%


medium 60%
slow 40%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Character: 40%

Strong character development?

Yes: 87% | N/A: 12%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 87% | N/A: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 66% | Yes: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 14%

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