The Book of Atrix Wolfe by Patricia A. McKillip

The Book of Atrix Wolfe

Patricia A. McKillip

250 pages first pub 1995 (editions)

fiction fantasy adventurous mysterious slow-paced


Summoned to the timeless realm of the Queen of the Wood, mage Atrix Wolfe is entreated to find the Queen's missing daughter, who disappeared twenty years earlier during a bloody war that Atrix refereed

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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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