The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish

The Weight of Ink

Rachel Kadish

592 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

fiction historical challenging reflective slow-paced

Description

Set in London of the 1660s and of the early twenty-first century, The Weight of Ink is the interwoven tale of two women of remarkable intellect: Ester Velasquez, an emigrant from Amsterdam who is permitted to scribe for a blind rabbi, just before ...

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Moods

reflective 66%
emotional 53%
challenging 52%
informative 52%
inspiring 33%
mysterious 30%
hopeful 26%
dark 21%
sad 20%
adventurous 16%
tense 11%

Pace

slow 60%
medium 38%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 52% | A mix: 41% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 18%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 15% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.14

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