A Monstrous Regiment of Women by Laurie R. King

A Monstrous Regiment of Women

Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes #2

Laurie R. King

fiction crime historical mystery mysterious slow-paced

278 pages | first published 1995

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Winner of the Nero Wolfe Award It is 1921 and Mary Russell--Sherlock Holmes's brilliant apprentice, now an Oxford graduate with a degree in theology--is on the verge of acquiring a sizable inheritance. Independent at last, with a passion for divin...
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Summary of 1387 reviews

Moods

mysterious 92%
adventurous 89%
emotional 39%
dark 25%
tense 25%
funny 17%
challenging 14%
reflective 10%
hopeful 7%
informative 7%
lighthearted 3%
relaxing 3%

Pace

medium 59%
slow 33%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 63% | Plot: 26% | Character: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 69% | No: 21% | It's complicated: 8%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 56% | Yes: 26% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 45% | No: 36% | It's complicated: 18%

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3.92

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