Assassin's Apprentice by Robin Hobb

Assassin's Apprentice

The Farseer Trilogy #1

Robin Hobb

fiction fantasy adventurous emotional slow-paced

392 pages | first published 1995

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The kingdom of the Six Duchies is on the brink of civil war when news breaks that the crown prince has fathered a bastard son and is shamed into abdication. The child's name is Fitz, and he is despised. Raised in the castle stables, only the co...
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Summary of 13769 reviews

Moods

adventurous 90%
emotional 54%
mysterious 36%
tense 35%
dark 34%
sad 24%
challenging 14%
reflective 13%
hopeful 6%
funny 4%
inspiring 4%
lighthearted 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

slow 51%
medium 44%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 52% | A mix: 39% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 54% | Yes: 25% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 12% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.11

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