The Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. King

The Beekeeper's Apprentice

Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes #1

Laurie R. King with Jenny Sterlin (Narrator)

13 hours, 26 minutes first pub 1994 (editions)

fiction historical mystery adventurous mysterious slow-paced

Description

From New York Times best-selling author Laurie R. King comes the book that introduced us to the ingenious Mary Russell - Sherlock Holmes mysteries. In 1915, Sherlock Holmes is retired and quietly engaged in the study of honeybees when a young w...

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Community Reviews Summary of 4,117 reviews

Moods

adventurous 88%
mysterious 87%
tense 23%
funny 15%
emotional 13%
lighthearted 11%
challenging 10%
reflective 7%
dark 6%
hopeful 3%
informative 3%
inspiring 3%
relaxing 3%

Pace

medium 60%
slow 30%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 62% | Character: 25% | Plot: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 78% | No: 12% | It's complicated: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 82% | It's complicated: 8% | Yes: 8% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 50% | Yes: 34% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.9

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