Dragonwyck by Anya Seton

Dragonwyck

Anya Seton

356 pages first pub 1944 (editions)

fiction historical romance dark mysterious medium-paced

Description

ya Seton's classic gothic romance set in New York's Hudson River Valley, following the tradition of Rebecca and Jane Eyre. It was on an afternoon in May 1844 when the letter came from Dragonwyck. Tired of life on her father's farm in Connecticut, ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 333 reviews

Moods

dark 91%
mysterious 86%
tense 60%
emotional 30%
adventurous 17%
reflective 17%
informative 8%
sad 8%
funny 4%
hopeful 4%
inspiring 4%
lighthearted 4%
relaxing 4%

Pace

medium 50%
slow 38%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Plot: 26% | Character: 13%

Strong character development?

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

Loveable characters?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 35% | Yes: 15%

Diverse cast of characters?

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

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 88% | No: 11%

Average rating

3.52

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